Learn About the Admissions Process

Learn how to apply for admission to the UofM.

Schedule a Visit

Tours offered weekdays at 9:30 am & 1:30 pm.

True Blue Tiger

We want YOU to be a Tiger.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Apply for assistance and academic scholarships.

Undergraduate Applications

Spring Deadline: Dec 15

Get an early start on your application.

Graduate Applications

Step Up: Start a Masters or PhD today.

Law Applications

Fall 2016 Deadline: Mar 16

Experience Memphis Law.

International Applications

Spring Deadline: Dec 15

Receive a world-class education.

"Most proud of my accomplishment of graduating with a degree in accounting in three years with Summa Cum Laude and Honors."

READ MORE
Photo of Rachel Prince

Registration

Register for classes or edit your schedule.

Student Services

Experience college life beyond the classroom.

Student Organizations

Get engaged. Get involved. Experience more.

Majors and Minors

Find your calling with over 50 degree programs.

Course Schedule

View class offerings for the current and upcoming terms.

Academic Calendars

Mark your calendar for start days, breaks and final exams.

Academic Support Services

Improve your academic success.

Lambuth Campus

Advancing the University's mission in West Tennessee.

"Being the first one in my family to attend college."

READ MORE
Photo of Lucas Keenan Hefner

eNews and Signup

Stay up-to-date with the UofM.

Parent and Family Events

Join us for events held just for you!

FAQs

Have a question? We have answers!

Connect With Us

We are here to help you help your student.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

We can help your student attend the UofM.

Student Services

Resources to help your student succeed.

Campus Card

Add money to your student's card for books and food.

Give to UofM

Your gift to the Parent Fund makes the UofM a better place.

"To work with a non-profit organization that will allow me to utilize my servant leadership skills and caring ability to further enhance the socioeconomic needs of both domestic and foreign citizens."

READ MORE
Photo of Jade L. Anderson

Join Now

Be True Blue and join the Alumni Association.

Update Your Information

Receive University updates and the Memphis magazine.

Clubs and Chapters

Get involved and stay connected to the UofM.

Make a Gift

Your contribution can make a difference.

Lambuth Chapter

Lambuth Graduates: Reconnect with fellow alumni.

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events.

Photo Gallery

View annual collections of the Alumni Association Photo Gallery.

News

Stay up-to-date with Memphis Matters.

"Continue to positively impact American education so every student recieves optimal teaching and learning, every day."

READ MORE
Photo of Laura Jane Link

Veterans Resource Center

Supporting the transition from military life to civilian life.

Veterans Benefits and Certifications

Learn about Veterans Educational Benefits and Certifications.

Get Credits Toward your Degree

Receive college credit for military experience, skills, and training.

Online Degree Programs

Top provider of more than 50 online degree programs.

People in the Department of Philosophy

Core Faculty

Luvell Anderson

Assistant Professor

Philosophy of language, philosophy of race, semantics, ethics of racial language

Stephan Blatti

Associate Professor
Editor, Southern Journal of Philosophy

Metaphysics, philosophy of mind

Remy Debes

Associate Professor
Director, Undergraduate Studies

Ethics, moral psychology, philosophy of emotion, Scottish Enlightenment, Hume, Adam Smith

Verena Erlenbusch

 

Assistant Professor
Director, Placement
Pre-Law Faculty Affiliate Advisor

Social and political philosophy, contemporary European philosophy, genealogy and critical theory

Shaun Gallagher

Moss Professor of Philosophy
Director, Graduate Admissions

Phenomenology, philosophy of mind, philosophical psychology, embodiment, intersubjectivity, hermeneutics

David Miguel Gray

Assistant Professor

 

Mary Beth Mader

Professor
Chair, Department of Philosophy

20th-century continental philosophy, feminist theory, ontology

Thomas Nenon

Professor
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Husserl, Heidegger, Kant and German idealism, hermeneutics, philosophy of the social sciences

Timothy Roche

Associate Professor
Director, Graduate Studies

Greek and Roman Philosophy, history of philosophy, ethical theory, logic

Kas Saghafi

Associate Professor

Contemporary continental philosophy, philosophy and literature, aesthetics, and social/political philosophy

Deborah Tollefsen

Professor
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Philosophy of mind, epistemology, social ontology

Somogy Varga

Associate Professor

Philosophy of psychiatry/mind, moral psychology, social philosophy, critical theory

 Lecturers and Instructors


L. Manning Garrett

Senior Lecturer

319 Varnell-Jones (Lambuth campus)
glmnning@memphis.edu

Marda Kaiser- Rehnelt

Adjunct Instructor

312 Clement Hall
mkaiser@memphis.edu

Daniel Larkin

Instructor and Undergraduate Advisor

339C Clement Hall
dblarkin@memphis.edu

Amit Sen

Instructor

339B Clement Hall
amitsen@memphis.edu

Emeritus and Deceased Faculty


Pleshette DeArmitt

Associate Professor

Contemporary continental philosophy, feminist theory, psychoanalysis, social and political thought

Gene James

Emeritus Professor

Value theory, applied ethics, American philosophy, philosophy of religion

Bill Lawson

Emeritus Professor

African American philosophy, social and political philosophy

Hoke Robinson

Emeritus Professor

Kant, rationalism, history of modern philosophy

Nancy Simco

Emeritus Professor

Analytic philosophy, metaphysics, advanced logic

John Tienson

Emeritus Professor

Philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of language, British empiricists