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Department of Philosophy|College of Arts & Sciences

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Department of Philosophy
Department Head:
Franz-Peter Griesmaier
Office Associate:
Clayleen Rivord
Ross Hall, Room 122
Dept. 3392
1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-3204
Fax: 307-766-2096
Email: philosophy@uwyo.edu
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Philosophy News & Events


On this page, you will find the latest information regarding the accolades of department members, including, faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and undergraduates, as well as news from alumni.

Moreover, the Philosophy department regularly invites prominent philosophers to campus for symposia and colloquia. These special events will be listed on the Colloquium Series webpage.


 Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

  • During the National Humanities Alliance annual "Humanities Advocacy Day", profs Rachel Sailor (Art History) and Susanna Goodin (Philosophy) met with Wyoming elected officials, including U.S. Representation Cynthia Lummis, U.S. Senator John Barrasso, and members of U.S. Senator Mike Enzi's office. The trip was sponsored by the Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR)

  • Put your hands together for graduating student, Luis Guerro-Berrera, who has been recognized as one of the top 20 graduating students within the College of Arts and Sciences for 2016. Luis will be returning as a Graduate Student starting in the Fall 16 term.  

  • Congratulations to Dr. Robert Colter, and his award, College of Arts & Sciences' Extraordinary Merit in Teaching award for 2016. Well deserved!
  • Dr. Robert Colter attended and presented at the 2016 APA Central Division Meeting on March 3, 2016. He presented "The Unexamined Student Is Not Worth Teaching: Preparation, the Zone of Proximal Development, and the Socratic Model of Scaffolded Learning with former faculty member, Dr. Joseph Ulatowski, who is now teaching at Waikato University in Hamilton, New Zealand. 

  • We have received an update from former MA student, Elizabeth Cantalamessa, who has been accepted to the University of Miami with full funding starting with the Fall 2016 term. We wish her best in her new endeavors. 

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Pictured is Rachel Sailor, Senator John Barrasso, and Susanna Goodin.

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