Placement of Former PhD Students

The following is the most current placement information the department has of former PhD students since 1986. We aim to keep this list as accurate as possible. If you have any comments or questions, please contact the webmaster Eric Sanday.


Bohannon, Kayla

Post-Doc, UKY
  Cunningham, Mary

Adjunct Instructor, Belmont University (TN)


Graham, Clay

Adjunct Faculty, Centralia College (WA)


Chaudhary, Suraj

Visiting Assistant Professor (renewable), College of Wooster (OH)


Lincoln, James

Part-Time Senior Lecturer I, University of Louisville (KY), Part-Time Lecturer of Philosophy at Lasell University (MA)


Smith, Colin

Assistant Teaching Professor, Penn State University (PA)

  Fitzjohn, Timothy Adjunct Instructor, Thompson Rivers University (Kamloops, BC)


Scott, David

Assistant Professor, Bellarmine University (KY)


Antich, Peter

Assistant Professor, Dominican College (NY)


Moore, Peter

Visiting Professor, Xavier University (OH)


Harmon, Justin

Full-Time Instructor, Southern Oregon University (OR)


Buhler, Keith

Headmaster, Saint Andrew Academy (CA)


Peterson, Eric

Director of the Scott Scholars Program, Business Ethics Instructor, Creighton University (NE)


Goard, Kimberly

Full-Time Instructor, Richmond Community College (NC)


Buchanan, Caroline

Assistant Professor, Program for Bioethics, UK College of Medicine (KY)


Sheffler, Dan

Tutor, Memoria College (KY)

  Carlson, Brian

Web Developer/SEO Analyst


Guerin, Robert

Clinical Ethicist, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University

Candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis Training Program, Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center


DiRado, Paul

Senior Teaching Instructor, Colorado State University (CO)

  Hudgens, Jennifer Instructor, Atlanta English Institute (GA)
  Johnson, Shelly Senior Adjunct Instructor, Georgetown College (KY)


Merwin (née Wielgus), Margot

Grants Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations (Georgia State University)


Wiitala, Michael

Assistant College Lecturer, Cleveland State University (OH)


Delaney, Jesse

Director of Student Success Data Analysis, University of Arkansas (AR)


Horn, Charles Joshua

Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin/Stevens Point (WI)


Jones, Clint

President, Portage County Ecosocialists (WI)


Klaskow, Tyler

Assistant Professor, Mott Community College (MI)


Labecki, Adam

Software Engineer - Unity Technologies


Floyd, Kamper

Instructor at Wake Tech Community College, Durham (NC)


Braune, Joan

Lecturer, Gonzaga University (WA)


Muhtaroglu, Nazif

Instructor at Bahçeşehir University (Turkey) 


Zerpa, Levis

Lecturer, Yachay Tech University, Ecuador


Horton, Michael

Associate Professor, Harper College (IL)


DeBord, Charles

Associate Professor,  St. Charles Community College (MO)


Streetman, Craig

Associate Professor, King's College (TN)



Formerly Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), University of Indianapolis (IN), currently residing in London


Hodapp, Christa

CWW Associate Director, Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Director of Gender Studies, University of Massachusetts, Lowell


Fulkerson-Smith, Brett 

Associate Professor, Harper College (IL)


Trullinger, Joseph

Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Honors, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.


Absher, Brandon

Assistant Professor, D'Youville College (NY)


Lepadatu, Gilbert      

Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis at Delta Air Lines.


Carelli, Paul

Associate Professor, University of North Florida


Hunter, Joel

Instructor, Truckee Meadows Community College (Nevada)


Metzo, Christine       

Assistant Director of First Year and Transition Programs, Adjunct Faculty in Women's Studies and Honors, St. Cloud State University (MN)


Tilley, Michael

Program Director at University of Iowa College of Dentistry


Mercer, Ronald

Professor, Oakland City University (IN)


Okello, Joseph

Associate Professor, Asbury Theological Seminary (Florida)


Sandmeyer, Robert

Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department, University of Kentucky


Mulberry, Greig

Instructor, University of San Francisco and other schools in the San Fracisco Bay Area ; previous position Instructor, Mississippi State University


Skees, Murray

Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina, Beaufort


Buck, Eric

Professor and Interim President at Magdalen College in Warner, NH


Smaw, Eric

Associate Professor, Rollins College (Florida)


Harvey, George

Associate Professor, Indiana University Southeast


Leichtle, Sean

Translator, Heidelberg, Germany


Harrelson, Kevin

Associate Professor, Ball State University (Indiana)


Shields, Robert

Substitute Teacher at ELS Language Centers


Zanelotti, Kevin

Associate Professor, McKendree College (Lebanon, IL)


Cordry, Benjamin

Professor, Lorain County Community College (Cleveland)


Lewis, Paul

Associate Professor, University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio)


Nicholas, Jeffery

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Providence College (RI)


Schuman, Daniel

Associate Professor and Coordinator of Honors, Bluegrass Community and Technical College


Townley, Martin

Studying Architecture


Ciocchetti, Chris

Associate Professor, Centenary College (Shreveport, LA)


Claycomb, Robert

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Edgewood College, (Madison WI); previous position Associate Professor and Division Chair, Marion College (Fond du Lac WI)


Goff-Yates, Amy

Director of Business Development, EnviroCartridge


Heiner, Steven

Award-winning Photographer; Adjunct Instructor, NC State University (Raleigh)


Roccanova, Janet

Yanapuma Foundation, Ecuador


Estes, Yolanda

Associate Professor, Mississippi State University (on faculty 1998-2013)


Farr, Arnold

Professor, University of Kentucky


Sawicki, Marianne

Lecturer, Juniata College (Huntingdon, PA)


Wilke, David

Instructor in the Lewis Honors College, University of Kentucky


Giles, Donald

Privately employed.


Gabhart, Mitchell

Lecturer at multiple universities


Inglis, John

Professor and Chair, Philosophy Department, University of Dayton


Whitler, June

Independent Scholar


Zhai, Zhenming

Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangzhou, China)


Wojcik, Jan

Associate Professor, Auburn University (Deceased). A biography of Professor Wojcik (pdf)


Kleppinger, Eugene

Instructor in Philosophy, Eastern Kentucky University


Holbrook, Paul

Director, King Library Press, University of Kentucky


Sullivan, Patrick

Principal Consultant, JBW Group International


Adams, Todd

Assistant Professor of Arts and Humanities, Pennsylvania State University - Worthington/Scranton


Adjunct Instructor, Belmont University (TN)