The department is delighted to welcome two new members of faculty for 2012. First, our new Chair and Professor of Philosophy Keith Robinson. Keith comes to us from the University of South Dakota where he spent seven years as a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy. Before that he worked for several years at Universities in Michigan and has also taught philosophy at Universities in the UK and Europe. He has research interests in 19th/20th century European philosophy.
Our second new appointment is Michael Norton who joins us as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Michael completed his Ph.D at Villanova University in 2011. His areas of philosophical interest include philosophy of religion and contemporary continental philosophy.