Department of Philosophy

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Faculty and Staff


Albert Borgmann, Regents Professor
Ph.D., University of Munich, 1963
Philosophy of Society and Culture
Office: LA 149
Phone: (406) 243-2792
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Bridget Clarke, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2003
Ethics, History of Ethics, Moral Psychology
Office: LA 159
Phone: (406) 243-5314
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Armond Duwell, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2004
Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Metaphysics, Epistemology
Office: LA 154
Phone: (406) 243-6281
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Soazig Le Bihan, Associate Professor and Pre Law Advisor
Ph.D., University of Bielefeld (Germany), 2008; Ph.D., University of Nancy (France), 2008;
alumna, Ecole normale superieure (France)
Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Ecology, History & Philosophy of Science, History of Philosophy
Office: LA 153
Phone: (406) 243-6233
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Paul Muench, Associate Professor and Department Chair
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2006
Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Ancient Greek Philosophy (especially Plato's Socrates),
Wittgenstein, Philosophy of Literature and Film
Office: LA 101B
Phone: (406) 243-2351
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Christopher Preston, Professor
Ph.D., University of Oregon, 1999
Environmental Philosophy, Feminist Epistemology, Ethics, Interdisciplinary Science and Ethics
Office: LA 157
Phone: (406) 243-2937
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David Sherman, Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas, 2000
German Idealism, Critical Theory, Phenomenology, Existentialism,
Postmodernism, Social and Political Theory
Office: LA 148
Phone: (406) 243-2607
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Deborah Slicer, Professor and Graduate Program Advisor
M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Virginia, 2000
Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Virginia, 1989
Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Literature, Ethics
Office: LA 101B
Phone: (406) 243-2527
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Matthew Strohl, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2008
Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, Aesthetics
Office: LA 147
Phone: (406) 243-6234
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Adjunct and Affiliate Faculty

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Emeritus Faculty

Thomas Birch
Ph.D., University of Texas, 1969
Thomas Huff
Ph.D., Rice University, 1968
Ray Lanfear
Ph.D., Rice University, 1968
Fred McGlynn
M.A., Northwestern University, 1965
Burke Townsend
Ph.D., University of Hawaii, 1976
Richard E. Walton
M.A., Claremont Graduate School, 1970


Laura Jones Lofink
Administrative Associate
Office: LA 101
Phone: (406) 243-2949

Jana O'Connor
Humanities Academic Advisor
Office: LA 145
Phone: (406) 243-6082

Jessica Weiss
Office Assistant
LA 101, MWF 2-5
Phone: (406) 243-2171

Julia Evans
Office Assistant
LA 101, TR 2-5
Phone: (406) 243-2171


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