The Catholic University of America

School of Philosophy Directory

 

 Administrative Faculty

John C. McCarthy
Dean

mccartjc@cua.edu
(202) 319-5259
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Early Modern Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Phenomenology

 

Matthias Vorwerk
Associate Dean

vorwerk@cua.edu
(202) 319-6652
Ph.D., Universität Münster
Ancient Philosophy, Plato, Plotinus, Neoplatonism

Faculty

Michele Averchi

Assistant Professor

averchi@cua.edu
(202) 319-6649
Ph.D., University of Milan
Phenomenology, Contemporary Continental Philosophy

 

Antón Barba-Kay

Assistant Professor

barbakay@cua.edu
(202) 319-6649
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Hegel, 19th Century Continental Philosophy

 

James Brent, O.P.

Assistant Professor

brent@cua.edu
(202) 319-5890
Ph.D., Saint Louis University
Aquinas, Theory of Knowledge, Philosophy of Religion 

 

Jean DeGroot
Associate Professor

degroot@cua.edu
(202) 319-6647
Ph.D., Harvard University
History and Philosophy of Science, Aristotle, and Ancient Philosophy

 

Ignacio De Ribera-Martín, D.C.J.M.
Assistant Professor

deriberamartin@cua.edu
(202) 319-5980
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Aristotle, Philosophy of Nature, Metaphysics

 

Gregory T. Doolan
Associate Professor

doolan@cua.edu
(202) 319-6650
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Metaphysics, Aquinas, Medieval Philosophy

 

Thérèse-Anne Druart 
Professor

druart@cua.edu
(202) 319-6653
Ph.D., Université de Louvain
Medieval Arabic Philosophy, Plato, Metaphysics

 

Michael Gorman
Associate Professor

gorman@cua.edu
(202) 319-6642
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo; Ph.D., Boston College
Analytic Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Metaphysics, Mind

 

Herbert Hartmann
Clinical Assistant Professor

hartmann@cua.edu
(202) 319-6651
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Aquinas, Philosophy of Human Nature, Ethics

 

Richard F. Hassing
Research Associate Professor

hassing@cua.edu
(202) 319-6657
Ph.D., Cornell University
History and Philosophy of Science, Aristotle, Early Modern Philosophy 

 

Tobias Hoffmann
Associate Professor

hoffmann@cua.edu
(202) 319-6643
Ph.D., Université de Fribourg
Medieval philosophy, Aquinas, Scotus 

 

Cristina Ionescu
Assistant Professor

ionescu@cua.edu
(202) 319-6641
Ph.D., University of Guelph
Plato, Ancient Greek Philosophy

 

Angela McKay Knobel
Associate Professor

knobel@cua.edu
(202) 319-6692
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Virtue Ethics, Aquinas

 

V. Bradley Lewis
Associate Professor

lewisb@cua.edu
(202) 319-6654
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Political Philosophy     

 

Melissa Moschella
Assistant Professor

moschella@cua.edu
(202) 319-6645
Ph.D., Princeton University
Political Philosophy, Ethics    

 

Virgil P. Nemoianu
William J. Byron Distinguished

Professor of Literature and Ordinary Professor of Philosophy

nemoianv@cua.edu
(202) 319-5488
Ph.D., University of California at San Diego
Aesthetics, Philosophy of Culture

 

Timothy Noone
Professor


noonet@cua.edu
(202) 319-6646
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Medieval Philosophy, Franciscan Tradition 

 

John Rist
Research Professor 

johnmrist@yahoo.co.uk
202-319-6645
M.A. in Classics, University of Cambridge, 1963
Ancient Philosophy, Neoplatonism, Patristics, Ethics

 

Michael Rohlf
Associate Professor

rohlf@cua.edu
(202) 319-6655
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Kant, Modern Philosophy

 

Msgr. Robert Sokolowski
The Elizabeth Breckenridge Caldwell Professor of Philosophy

sokolowski@cua.edu
(202) 319-6644
Ph.D., Université de Louvain
Phenomenology, Husserl, Aristotle

  

Kevin White
Associate Professor

whitek@cua.edu
(202) 319-6658
Ph.D., University of Ottawa
Medieval Philosophy, Aquinas, Philosophy of Human Nature  

 

Jeffrey Dirk Wilson
Clinical Assistant Professor

wilsonjd@cua.edu
(202) 319-5910
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics 

 

Msgr. John F. Wippel
The Theodore Basselin Professor of Philosophy

wippel@cua.edu
(202) 319-6648
Ph.D., Université de Louvain
Metaphysics, History of Medieval Philosophy, Aquinas  


Emeritus Faculty 

Jude P. Dougherty
Dean Emeritus, 
Editor of The Review of Metaphysics

dougherj@cua.edu
(202) 319-5589
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, American Philosophy 

 

Rev. George McLean, O.M.I.
Professor Emeritus

mclean@cua.edu
(202) 319-6089
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Director, The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy 

 


Associates of the Faculty 

Sr. Marian Brady, S.P.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

brady@cua.edu
(202) 319-6651
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Biomedical Ethics

 

Mary Ann Cashman-McGuire

cashmanmcgui@cua.edu
(202) 319-5259 
Ed.D., The Catholic University of America
Speech, Drama

 

John Goodreau

goodreau@cua.edu
(202) 319-5636
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
Kant, Early Modern Philosophy

 

Gregory Reichberg

greg@prio.no
(202) 319-5259
Ph.D., Emory University
Neo-Thomist Philosophy, Peace Studies

 

Elizabeth Shaw

shaw@cua.edu
(202) 319-5636
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
American Philosophy

 

Rev. David Thayer, S.S.

thayer@cua.edu
(202) 319-5259
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Philosophy of Knowledge, Philosophy of Social Science  

 

Msgr. James Watkins

(202) 319-5259
Ph.D., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)
Philosophy of God