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Mike Aaronson Mike Aaronson

  • Class: 2008
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minor: Music
  • Further Degrees: MHA, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh; MA, Philosophy, Colorado State University
  • Current Position: GHATP Management Fellow, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Nacho AlarconNacho Alarcón

  • Class: 2013
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minors: Political Science and Psychology
  • Further Degrees: MA, College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
  • Current Position: Resident Director, Evergreen State College

Jessica Armstrong

  • Class: 2008
  • Majors: Philosophy and Anthropology
  • Current Position: Graduate Assistant, PhD Program in Philosophy, SUNY-Binghamton

Abbie BenderAbbie Bender

  • Class: 2014
  • Majors: Philosophy and Biology
  • Minor: Chemistry
  • Current Position: medical student, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; also pursuing MA in Philosophy of Medicine, King's College London

Richard Bielawa

  • Class: 2015
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-Law
  • Current Position: law student, Duquesne University School of Law

Eric Boyer Eric Boyer

  • Class: 2001
  • Majors: Political Science and Philosophy
  • Further Degrees: PhD in Political Science, The University of Minnesota
  • Current Position: Associate Professor of History and Political Studies, Colby-Sawyer College

Melissa Bergman

  • Class: 2007
  • Majors: Philosophy Pre-Law and Criminology
  • Further Degrees: JD, Regent University Law School
  • Current Position: Attorney, Akman & Associates, P.C.

Wesley Cray Wesley Cray

  • Class: 2005
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minor: Religious Studies
  • Further Degrees: PhD in Philosophy, Ohio State University, 2012
  • Current Position: Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University

Christopher Culp Christopher Culp

  • Class: 2006
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minors: Music, English, Psychology, Women's Studies
  • Further Degrees: MA in Philosophy, SUNY Buffalo, 2011; Master of Music in Clarinet Performance, SUNY Buffalo, 2011
  • Current Position: PhD student in Historical Musicology and Music Theory, SUNY Buffalo; Adjunct Professor at Trocaire College, Villa Maria College, and University at Buffalo SUNY; Clarinetist and Co- Founder for Wooden Cities New Music Collective; vocalist in Babel: an experimental vocal ensemble; freelance clarinet player

Jesse Daniel

  • Class: 2000
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-law
  • Further Degrees: JD, University of Pittsburgh Law School
  • Current Position: Attorney, Serene Law Firm, Indiana PA

Sloan Dantzler Sloan Dantzler 

  • Class: 2015
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minor: Communications Media
  • Current Position: pursuing M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, Lincoln University

Joel DeMary

  • Class: 2015
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-law
  • Current Position: law student, University of Iowa College of Law

Josh FillerJosh Filler

  • Class: 2005
  • Majors: Philosophy and Communications Media
  • Further Degrees: MA and PhD in Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Current Position: Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Ripon College

Howard Fitzgerald Howard Fitzgerald

  • Class: 1997
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Further Degrees: MA in Philosophy, Claremont Graduate University
  • Current Position: Director of Development, College of Liberal Arts, California State University, Long Beach

Michael Forella

  • Class: 2015
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-Law
  • Current Position: law student, Marquette University Law School

William Foster

  • Class: 2008
  • Majors: Philosophy and Business Management
  • Further Degrees: MBA, San Diego State University
  • Current Position: Strategic Procurement Lead, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power

Emily Gaertner Emily Gaertner

  • Class: 2015
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-Law and Criminology
  • Current Position: law student, Marquette University Law School

Grahm Grabiec Grahm Grabiec

  • Class: 2012
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-Law
  • Further Degrees: JD, Duquesne University School of Law
  • Current Position: Hospital Case Manager, Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission

Tommy Hanauer Tommy Hanauer

  • Class: 2010
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minor: History
  • Current Position: PhD Program in Philosophy, University of California, Riverside

Erik Hinrichsen

  • Class: 2004
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Current Position: Senior Clinical Research Associate, Parxel

Andrew Horner

  • Class: 2010
  • Majors: Philosophy and English
  • Current Position: Manager, Abay Ethiopian Cuisine, Pittsburgh PA

Nicholas Hoffman

  • Class: 2006
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Current Position: Program Services Coordinator, Regional Center for Workforce Excellence

Lucas Keefer Lucas Keefer

  • Class: 2007
  • Majors: Philosophy and Psychology
  • Minor: German
  • Further Degrees: MA in Philosophy (Neurophilosophy Track), Georgia State; MA in Psychology, University of Kansas; PhD in Psychology, University of Kansas
  • Current Position: Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi

Sean McConnell

  • Class: 2011
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Current Position: Brother, Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit

John McMurray John McMurray

  • Class: 2009
  • Majors: Philosophy and Asian Studies
  • Current Position: Project Assistant, Grants Department, John Templeton Foundation

Christopher Minich Christopher Minich

  • Class: 2012
  • Majors: Philosophy and Economics
  • Current Position: Clinical Data Analyst, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

Molly Monahan

  • Class: 2014
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minor: Sociology
  • Further Degrees: MA, Employment and Labor Relations, IUP
  • Current Position: Workforce Management Consultant, ADP

Kelly Muthler Kelly Muthler

  • Class: 2013
  • Majors: Philosophy and Anthropology 
  • Current Position: Research Health Science Specialist, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System 

Jason Patton Jason Patton

  • Class: 2009
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minor: None
  • Current Position: Financial Processor, Vanguard, Philadelphia, PA

Sarah PaulinoSarah Paolino

  • Class: 2015
  • Majors: Philosophy and Psychology
  • Current Position: pursuing Master of Social Work at California University of PA

Luke PiperLuke Piper

  • Class: 2013
  • Major: Philosophy and Biology/Pre-med
  • Minor: Chemistry
  • Current Position: medical student, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

James Pool James Pool

  • Class: 2008
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Minor: None
  • Current Position: U.S. Army, 1st Lieutenant, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks AK 

Kyle Pruitt

  • Class: 2012
  • Majors: Philosophy and History
  • Further Degrees: MA in History, Indiana State University
  • Current Position: PhD program in History, University of Maryland


Ruth Retassie

Ruth Retassie

  • Class: 2012
  • Majors: Philosophy and Natural Science (Dual Degree)
  • Further Degrees: MA in the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Durham University, 2012
  • Current Position: Safe Touch Curriculum Coordinator, Neighborhood Involvement Program, Minneapolis MN.

Daniel Rotigel Daniel Rotigel

  • Class: 2006
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Current Position: Enterprise IT Sales, Gartner

Daniel Sloppy

  • Class: 2006
  • Major: Philosophy
  • Current Position: Data Steward, Capella University

Erik Strobl

  • Class: 2008
  • Major: Philosophy and English
  • Current Position: Graduate Assistant, PhD Program in English, Washington University in St. Louis

Erik Wallenius Erik Wallenius

  • Class: 2007
  • Major: Philosophy and Political Science
  • Minor: Psychology
  • Current Position: Regional Political Director, Illinois Senate Democratic Victory Fund

Shenika WashingtonShenika Washington

  • Class: 2011
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-Law
  • Current Position: Director, Big Hearts Little Hands and Teen Programs, Indiana County YMCA, Indiana PA

Aaron Werner

  • Class: 2015
  • Major: dual baccalaureate in Philosophy and Mathematics
  • Current Position: pursuing MS in Applied Mathematics, IUP

Logan Wojcik

  • Class: 2014
  • Major: Philosophy Pre-Law
  • Current Position: Account Executive, Marketing Department, Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley; Singer-Songwriter

Danielle Wylie Danielle Wylie

  • Class: 2007
  • Majors: Philosophy and English (Dual Degree)
  • Further Degrees: MA and PhD in Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Current Position: Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Mississippi State University
  • Philosophy Department
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    981 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2310
  • Fax: 724-357-4039
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