Executive Committee

Stephen Grimm
Fordham University

President

Stephen R. Grimm is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University, specializing in epistemology, the philosophy of science, and ethics. He is series editor for the Oxford University Press line Guides to the Good Life, and from 2013-2016 he led a $4.5 million dollar interdisciplinary project on the nature of understanding, supported by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, with additional support from the Henry Luce Foundation. He is also a former member of Jesuit Volunteer Corps, where he served as education director at St. John the Baptist Community Center in New Orleans.



Jason Baehr
Loyola Marymount University

Vice-President

Jason Baehr is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. His main areas of research are epistemology and virtue theory, especially virtue epistemology. His book on virtue epistemology, The Inquiring Mind: On Intellectual Virtues and Virtue Epistemology, was published in 2011 by Oxford University Press. He recently directed the Intellectual Virtues and Education Project, which involved the application of virtue epistemology to educational theory and practice. In connection with this project, he helped found the Intellectual Virtues Academy of Long Beach, a new charter middle school in Long Beach, CA, and edited Intellectual Virtues and Education: Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology, which was published by Routledge in 2016.



Scott Cleveland
University of Mary

Secretary-Treasurer

Scott Cleveland is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Baylor University and an M.A.R. in philosophical theology & philosophy of religion from Yale Divinity School. Before coming to Mary, he conducted postdoctoral research at Saint Louis University on the virtue of intellectual humility. His research interests are in ethics, moral psychology, and philosophy of religion. He is especially interested in the study of virtues and emotions, the relation between the two, and the role of each in the moral and intellectual life.



Michael Barber, S.J.
Saint Louis University

Executive Committee

Michael Barber, S.J. (Ph.D. Yale, 1985) is Professor of Philosophy at St. Louis University. He served recently as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Louis University. He is the author of six books, most recently, The Intentional Spectrum and Intersubjectivity: Phenomenology and the Pittsburgh Neo-Hegelians (Ohio U. Press, 2011). He is author of over 60 essays on the phenomenology of the social world and ethics. His present interests are in the areas of intercultural humor and the place of religion and literature in everyday life.



Michael Baur
Fordham University

Executive Committee

Michael Baur is Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department and Adjunct Professor in the Law School at Fordham University in New York City. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is currently Director of the Natural Law Colloquium at Fordham University, and Secretary of the Hegel Society of America. He also serves as series editor of the "Cambridge Hegel Translations" series for Cambridge University Press. He has published on a variety of thinkers (including Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Heidegger, C.S. Peirce, H.L.A. Hart, and John Finnis) and on a variety of topics (including the philosophy of law, German Idealism, American pragmatism, and contemporary continental thought).



Eleonore Stump
Saint Louis University

Executive Committee

Eleonore Stump is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992. She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. Her books include her major study Aquinas (Routledge, 2003) and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). She has given the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009). She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division; and she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.



Richard C. Taylor
Marquette University

Ex-Officio

Richard C. Taylor is Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, specializing in ancient philosophy and medieval philosophy in the Arabic and Latin traditions. He is also annual Visiting Professor at the De Wulf-Mansion Centre of the Philosophy Institute at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, where he collaborates via the internet each Fall with Prof. Andrea Robiglio in an international graduate course on the thought of Thomas Aquinas taught at MU and KUL. (See academic.mu.edu/taylorr/GlobalCollaborations/GraduateCourses.html) He is director of the Aquinas and 'the Arabs' Project. (See AquinasAndTheArabs.org) With Prof. Luis X. López-Farjeat, he is co-editor of The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy, a collection of essays by over 30 experts in Arabic philosophy.



Advisor

Joseph J. Godfrey, S.J.
Saint Joseph's University

Advisor

Joseph J. Godfrey is Professor of Philosophy and holder of the Joseph Hogan S.J. Chair in Philosophy. He has taught Philosophy of Religion, Atheism, Logic, and Ethics. His publications include: Trust of People, Words, and God: A Route for Philosophy of Religion (Notre Dame, 2012); A Philosophy of Human Hope (Martinus Nijhjoff, 1987); and articles on trust and hope.



Webmaster

Katherine Sweet
Saint Louis University

Webmaster

Katherine Sweet is a Ph.D. student in philosophy at St. Louis University. Her areas of interest include epistemology, philosophy of religion, and political philosophy.