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MA Students

 

Jin Tian Acton
Virginia Tech, 2020: BA in Philosophy
Research interests: Applied Ethics, specifically Race and Gender Studies
jtacton3@vt.edu
 
 
Darian Bolen
University of Florida, 2016: BA in Philosophy
Research interests: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Epistemology
darianlb@vt.edu

 

Brandon Burkey
The College of Wooster, 2018: BA in Philosophy
Research interests: Environmental Philosophy
bburkey@vt.edu

 

Jonathan Cedeno
Ramapo College of New Jersey, 2018: BA in Psychology & Liberal Studies (Philosophy Concentration)
Research interests: Eastern Philosophy, Self, Consciousness
jcedeno@vt.edu

 

 

Cheyenne Crigger
Virginia Tech, 2020: BA in Political Science
Research interests: Jurisprudence, Ethics in Politics
chey97@vt.edu

 

 

Sam Curtis
Duke University, 2018: BS in Computer Science
Research interests: Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Social Science
samcurtis@vt.edu

 

 

Zeb Dempsey
Virginia Tech, 2021 (expected): BA in Philosophy & Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Research interests: Meta-Ethics, Political Philosophy, Well-Being
zebdemp@vt.edu

 

 

Kordell Dixon
Howard University, 2019: BA in Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Race, Meta-Ethics, Political Philosophy
kordell@vt.edu

 

 

Diana Harley
Virginia Tech, 2021 (expected): BA in Political Science & Philosophy
Research interests: Legal Philosophy
dianajh1@vt.edu

 

 

Ethan Higginbotham
Augustana College, 2014: BA in Philosophy
Research interests: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Logic
ethanhiggs@vt.edu

 

 

Samantha Hirshland
Northeastern University, 2019: BS in Philosophy
Research interests: Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Social Science, Bioethics 
shirshland@vt.edu

 

 

Andrea Johnson
North Carolina State University, 2018: BS in Philosophy
Research interests: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, History of Philosophy of Science
andreamjohnson@vt.edu

 

Colleen Malley
Virginia Tech, 2021 (expected): BA in Philosophy
Research interests: Philosophy of Science, Environmental Ethics, Feminist Philosophy
mcolle6@vt.edu

 

 
Justyn Smith
Western Washington University, 2008: BA in Philosophy
Research interests: Ancient/Medieval Philosophy, Philosohy of Mind, Ethics
solumstannum@vt.edu
 
 
Dane Stocks
Stanford University, 2020: BS in Physics
Research interests: Philosophy of Math, Philosophy of Language
dstocks@vt.edu