Faculty-Department of Philosophy - Carnegie Mellon University

Core Faculty


Jeremy Avigad

Jeremy Avigad

Professor of Philosophy and Mathematical Sciences

Office: Baker Hall 135E

Phone: 412.268.8149

Email: avigad@cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/avigad/

  • Mathematical Logic
  • Proof Theory
  • Automated Reasoning
  • History and Philosophy of Mathematics

Steve Awodey

Steve Awodey

Professor

Office: Baker Hall 135F

Phone: 412.268.8947

Email: awodey@cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/awodey/

  • Category Theory
  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • History of Logic and Analytic Philosophy

Adam Bjorndahl

Adam Bjorndahl

Assistant Professor

Office: Baker Hall 155D

Phone: 412.268.3917

Email: abjorn@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/abjorn

  • Modal Logic
  • Game Theory & Decision Theory
  • Formal Epistemology

Robert Cavalier

Robert Cavalier

Teaching Professor

Office: Baker Hall 148

Phone: 412.268.7643

Email: rc2z@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/cavalier.html

  • Ethics and Political Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Interactive Media

David Danks (Department Head)

David Danks (Department Head)

L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy and Psychology

Office: Baker Hall 161D

Phone: 412.268.8047

Email: ddanks@cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/danks.html

  • Causal learning (human and machine)
  • Cognitive Science
  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Bounded Rationality
  • Decision-making

B. R. George

B. R. George

Assistant Professor

Office: Baker Hall 135H

Phone: 412-268-8571

Email: brgeorge@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.marblesandunicorns.net/

  • Semantics and pragmatics of natural language
  • Applications of formal logic in linguistic theory
  • Philosophy of language and linguistics

Clark Glymour

Clark Glymour

Alumni University Professor

Office: Baker Hall 135L

Phone: 412.268.2933

Email: cg09@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/glymour.html

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Causal Modeling
  • Cognitive Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Automated Genomics

David Gray

David Gray

Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon Qatar

Email: degray@qatar.cmu.edu

  • Political Philosophy
  • Ethical Theory
  • Decision Theory

Mara Harrell

Mara Harrell

Associate Teaching Professor

Office: Baker Hall 161G

Phone: 412.268.8152

Email: mharrell@cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/harrell.html

  • Philosophy of Physics
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Epistemology
  • Environmental Ethics

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly

Professor

Office: Baker Hall 135K

Phone: 412.268.8567

Email: kk3n@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/kk3n/homepage/kelly.html

  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Learning Theory
  • Computability

Alex John London

Alex John London

Professor

Office: Baker Hall 150A

Phone: 412.268.4938

Email: ajlondon@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/london.html


Joseph Ramsey

Joseph Ramsey

Director of Research Computing

Office: Baker Hall 143

Phone: 412.268.8063

Email: jdramsey@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/ramsey.html

  • Computational Causal Inference
  • Automatic Proof Search
  • Automated Genomics
  • Online Courseware

Richard Scheines (Dean, Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences)

Richard Scheines (Dean, Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences)

Professor of Philosophy, Machine Learning Department, and HCII

Office: Baker Hall 154

Phone: 412.268.2831

Email: scheines@cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/scheines.html

  • Graphical and Statistical Causal Inference
  • Philosophy of Social Science
  • Foundations of Causation
  • Educational Technology & Online Courses

Teddy Seidenfeld

Teddy Seidenfeld

Herbert A. Simon Professor of Philosophy and Statistics

Office: Baker Hall 135J

Phone: 412.268.2209

Email: teddy@stat.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/seidenfeld.html

  • Foundations of Statistics
  • Probability Theory
  • Decision Theory

Wilfried Sieg

Wilfried Sieg

Patrick Suppes Professor of Philosophy

Office: Baker Hall 135G

Phone: 412.268.8565

Email: sieg@cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/sieg.html

  • Proof Theory
  • Computability Theory
  • History & Philosophy of Mathematics (19th and 20th centuries)

Mandy Simons

Mandy Simons

Professor

Office: Baker Hall 155E

Phone: 412.268.5083

Email: simons@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/simons.html

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Natural Language

Joel Smith

Joel Smith

Distinguished Career Teaching Professor

Office: Baker Hall 161C

Phone: 412.268.8946

Email: joelms@cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/smith.html

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Technology for Education

Peter Spirtes

Peter Spirtes

Professor

Office: Baker Hall 135D

Phone: 412.268.8460

Email: ps7z@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/faculty/core-faculty/spirtes.html

  • Graphical and Statistical Modeling of Causes
  • Causation in the Social Sciences
  • Philosophy of Physics

Danielle Wenner

Danielle Wenner

Assistant Professor

Office: Baker Hall 155C

Phone: 412.268.8046

Email: dwenner@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/dwenner/index.html

  • Social & Political Philosophy
  • Global Justice
  • Applied Ethics

Tom Werner

Tom Werner

Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: Baker Hall 155F

Phone: 412.268.3375

Email: twerner@andrew.cmu.edu


Kun Zhang

Kun Zhang

Assistant Professor

Office: Baker Hall 161B

Phone: 412.268.8573

Email: kunz1@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: https://ei.is.tuebingen.mpg.de/person/kzhang

  • Causal Inference
  • Machine Learning

Kevin Zollman

Kevin Zollman

Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

Office: Baker Hall 161E

Phone: 412.268.8493

Email: kzollman@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/kzollman

  • Game Theory
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Biology

Emeritus Faculty


Dana Scott

Dana Scott

Hillman University Professor of Mathematical Logic, Computer Science and Philosophy

Email: dana.scott@cs.cmu.edu

Website: http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~scott/

  • Model and Set Theory
  • Foundations of Logic and Mathematics
  • Symbolic Mathematical Computation

Postdoctoral Fellows


Ulrik Buchholtz

Ulrik Buchholtz

Postdoctoral Fellow

Office: Baker Hall 152

Phone: 412.268.8045

Email: ulrikb@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/ulrikb/


Adjunct Faculty


Andy Norman

Andy Norman

Office: Doherty Hall 4305

Phone: 412.268.8490

Email: anorman@cmu.edu

Website: http://carnegie-mellon.academia.edu/AndyNorman

  • The Logic of Dialogue
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Questions, Learning & Wisdom
  • Argument Visualization

Frank Pfenning

Frank Pfenning

Professor of Computer Science

Office: Wean Hall 8117

Phone: 412.268.6343

Email: fp@cs.cmu.edu

Website: http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/%7Efp/

  • Logic and Programming Languages
  • Logical Frameworks
  • Type Theory

Wayne Wu

Wayne Wu

Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

Office: Mellon Institute 115K

Email: waynewu@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.cnbc.cmu.edu/~waynewu/Home.html

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • Perception and Agency
  • Explanation of Mental Disorders

Visiting Scholars


Marc Bezem

Marc Bezem

Office: Baker Hall 152

Email: mbezem@andrew.cmu.edu


Christina Bjorndahl

Christina Bjorndahl

Teaching Instructor

Office: Doherty Hall 4304

Phone: 412.268.8568

Email: cbjorn@andrew.cmu.edu

  • Phonology, Phonetics
  • Phonetics-Phonology Interface
  • Representation of Segment Inventories and Features

Derrick Gray

Derrick Gray

Teaching Instructor

Office: Baker Hall 161A

Phone: 412.268.3704

Email: derrickg@andrew.cmu.edu

  • Social & Political Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Mind

Rebecca Morris

Rebecca Morris

Office: Doherty Hall 4304

Email: rebeccam@andrew.cmu.edu