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College of Arts and Sciences

William Bruening

William H. Bruening, PhD
Professor Emeritus

E-mail:  bruening@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  William Bruening's IPFW Homepage
Education:   University of Notre Dame, PhD
Areas of Interest: Ethics, Applied Ethics, Medical Ethics, Wittgenstein, Philosophy of Religion

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Bernd Buldt

Bernd W. Buldt, PhD
Professor
Department Chair

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 21
Phone:  260-481-6091
E-mail:  buldtb@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Bernd Buldt's IPFW Homepage
Personal Homepage:
  Bernd Buldt's Personal Homepage
Education:   University of Bochum, PhD
Areas of Interest: Modern Philosophy, Analytic Philosophy, Heidegger, History of Philosophy of Science
(Probabalistic Reasoning, Mathematics), Kant, 19th Century Philosophy

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Clark Butler

Clark W. Butler, PhD
Professor
Director, IPFW Human Rights Institute

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 05
Phone:  260-481-6364
E-mail:  butler@ipfw.edu
Homepage: Clark Butler's IPFW Homepage
Education:  University of Southern California, PhD
Areas of Interest: Hegel, Human Rights, 19th Century Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Metaphysics

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Johnathan Decker

Johnathan P. Decker, PhD
Continuing Lecturer

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 15
Phone:  260-481-6091
E-mail: deckerj@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Johnathan Decker's IPFW Homepage
Education: Trinity Theological Seminary, PhD
Areas of Interest:  African Traditional Philosophy & Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, Critical Thinking, Apologetics, Hermeneutics, Ancient Languages (Greek, Hebrew), Comparative Religions

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Quinton Dixie

Quinton H. Dixie, PhD
Associate Professor

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 13
Phone:  260-481-5724
E-mail: dixieq@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Quinton Dixie's IPFW Homepage
Education: Union Theology Seminary, PhD
Areas of Interest: African-American Religious History, Religion and Labor, Hip-Hop and Spirituality,
Religion and the Civil Rights Movement

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 Jeff Governale

Jeffrey V. Governale, MA
Limited
Term Lecturer

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 28
Phone: 260-481-6366
E-mail: governaj@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Jeff Governale's IPFW Homepage
Education: DePaul University, MA
Areas of Interest:  History of Philosophy, American Philosophy, Ethics

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Jeff Lauer

Jeffrey A. Lauer, MA
Limited
Term Lecturer

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 28
Phone: 260-481-6366
E-mail: lauerja@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Jeff Lauer's IPFW Homepage
Education:  University of Notre Dame, MA; Bowling Green State University, Doctoral Candidate
Areas of Interest:  Philosophy of Communication/Rhetoric, Critical Thinking, Epistemology, Ontology,
Philosophy of Religion

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Ken Long

Kenneth A. Long, MA
Continuing Lecturer

Office: Liberal Arts, Room 07
Phone: 260-481-6853
E-mail: long@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Ken Long's IPFW Homepage
Education: Ohio State University, MA; Purdue University, Doctoral Candidate
Areas of Interest: Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Science, Ethical Theory

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Sheila McGarry Bruening

Sheila M. McGarry, PhD
Limited
Term Lecturer

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 28
Phone: 260-481-6366
E-mail: bruenins@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Sheila McGarry's IPFW Homepage
Education: Purdue University, PhD
Areas of Interest: Philosophy of Literature, Philosophy of Women

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Erik Ohlander

Erik S. Ohlander, PhD
Associate Professor,
Religious Studies Program Coordinator

Office: Liberal Arts, Room 09
Phone: 260-481-0504
E-mail: ohlandee@ipfw.edu
Homepage:
  Erik Ohlander's IPFW Homepage
Education:   University of Michigan, PhD
Areas of Interest: Islamic Studies, Social Cultural Intellectual History of the Late Antique and Medieval Near East,
Mysticism, Method and Theory in the Study of Religion

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 Abraham Schwab

Abraham P. Schwab, PhD
Associate
Professor

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 17
Phone:  260-481-6971
E-mail:  schwaba@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Abraham Schwab's IPFW Homepage
ResearchGate Webpage:
  Abraham Schwab's ResearchGate
Education:  Loyola University Chicago, PhD with Distinction
Areas of Interest: Bioethics and its intersections with Epistemology/Philosophy of Science, Professional Ethics

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Jeff Strayer

Jeffrey M. Strayer, MFA
Continuing Lecturer

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 07A
Phone:  260-481-6301
E-mail:  strayerj@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Jeff Strayer's IPFW Homepage
Personal Homepage:  Jeff Strayer's Personal Homepage
Education:   Art Institute of Chicago, MFA
Areas of Interest: Philosophy of Art, Ethical Theory, History of Analytic Philosophy

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Kent Young

Kent A. Young, DMin
Limited Term Lecturer

Office:  Liberal Arts, Room 28
Phone:  260-481-6366
E-mail:  youngk@ipfw.edu
Homepage:  Kent Young's IPFW Homepage
Education:   Fuller Theological Seminary, DMin
Areas of Interest:  Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology, Ontology, Philosophy of Mind

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