Graduate Students

John Allredjallred

e: jallred@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Aesthetics, Indian Philosophy, Greek Philosophy.

 

Elyse M. Byrneselyse

e: ebyrnes@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Feminist philosophy, Kyoto School Philosophy, Aesthetics, Phenomenology, The Body, Love, Self-Image, Hannah Arendt, P4C.

 

Jarrod Brown

e: brownjw@hawaii.edu

 

Amit Chaturvedi

e: amitc@hawaii.edu

 

Kuan-Hung Chen

e: kchen@hawaii.edu

 

Christina da Silva

 

Michael Dufresnedufresne snowman

e: dufresne@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Comparative Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy (esp. Confucian and Daoist traditions), Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, Aesthetics, Ethics.

 

Matthew Fujimotofuji_koyasan

e: mfuji@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Religion, German Philosophy, Japanese Philosophy, and Kierkegaard

 

benderJoseph Harroff

e: josephheh@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy, Creativity, Confucianism, Pragmatism, Affect Theory, Somaesthetics, Daoism, Critical Race Theory, Biopolitics, Performativity, Ethics and Improvisation, Attention, Dispositif (Apparatus-Theory), Buddhism, Democracy and New Materialism.

 

hoffmanBenjamin Hoffman

e: bkhoffma@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Social Philosophy, Ethics, Japanese Philosophy, Nineteenth Century Philosophy, Hermeneutics

 

hoffmanNicholas Hudson

e: nhudson@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Comparative Philosophy, Chinese philosophy (esp. Confucianism), Ethics, Hume, Philosophy of War

 

izorMatthew A. Izor

e: izorma@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Biosemiotics, Philosophy of Nature, Aesthetics, Japanese Philosophy and Ecology, American Philosophy and Ecology

 

lebelJoel LeBel

e: lebelj@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy of Mind and Imagination, Chinese and Western Metaphysics, Classical and Contemporary Political Philosophy, Confucianism, Daoism, Hannah Arendt

 

Nick King
Sung Kyu Lim

e:sklim33@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Comparative Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Kyoto School Philosophy, German Philosophy, Korean Philosophy.

 

Jing Liu

e: jing6@hawaii.edu

 

Joshua Mandelstam

 

Kevin P. Maroufkhani

e: kevinpm@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Indian Buddhism, Indian Philosophy, Comparative Ethics, Meta and Normative Ethics of Empathy and Compassion, Personal Identity, and Indian Theories of Self

 

martinMiles Walter Martin IV

e: mwm369@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy of Religion, Chinese Religions, and Hellenistic Philosophy

 

morrowSydney Morrow

e: js99@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Classical Chinese Daoist Cosmology, conceptions of infinity and limitation, Philosophy of Mathematics, and Kant’s copious corpus

 

nicolayIan Nicolay

e: inicolay@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Indian Philosophy, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Late Modern Philosophy

 

Adam O’Brien

 

Chih-Wei Peng

e: cwpeng@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Environmental Ethics, Moral Theories, Buddhism, Daoism.

Matthew Rheemattrhee

e: mrhee@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
daoism, zen, pluralism, absurdism, philosophy of mind

 

Kevin Rickman

e: rickmank@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Asian Philosophy including Daoism, Buddhism, and Zen koans and haikus. Western Philosophy including philosophy of language, ethics, and epistemology.

Michael Schainfeld

 

Cindy Scheopner

e: scheopne@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Religion, Islamic Philosophy, Ethics (esp. multicultural)

 

Ryan Shriver

e: shriverr@hawaii.edu

 

sohAndrew K. L. Soh

e: aklsoh@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Daoist Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, Philosophy of Religion

 

stankovPavel Stankov

e: pstankov@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Consequentialist Ethics, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Indian Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Daoism

 

stollJosh Stoll

e: js34@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Buddhism, Philosophy of Education, Hermeneutics, Metaphilosophy

 

Winslow Taylorwinslowkomainu

e: wbt@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Kyoto School Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Japanese Philosophy, Axiology.

 

Brandon Underwood

e: bpunderw@hawaii.edu

 

Lisa Widdison

 

Matthew Williams

 

zenkBenjamin Zenk

e: bzenk@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Indian Philosophy (esp. Buddhism and Jainism), German Philosophy (esp. Kant and Schiller), Hermeneutics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Education, Aesthetics