Affiliate Faculty & Lecturers

Don Blakeley, Emeritus Professor retired,
now Adjunct Lecturer

e: donaldnb@hawaii.edu

Research interests:
Epistemology, Comparative, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion

Courses Taught: 
Introduction: Morals and Society (101), Introduction: Asian Traditions (102), Ancient Greek Philosophy (211), Social Philosophy (303), Metaphysics (304), and Philosophy of Religion (305).


Reed Dasenbrock

e: rdasenbr@hawaii.edu

Research interests: 
Influence of Confucianism on
modern literature

Courses Taught:
Ethical Issues in the Law (319), Philosophy of Science (308), Philosophy of Language (436), Business Ethics (300).


David C Falgout

e: dfalgout@hawaii.edu


Emma Irwin-Herzog, PhD Candidate

e: ejirwin@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Moral Psychology, Emotion, Comparative Philosophy, Indian Philosophy

Courses Taught:
Introduction to World Philosophy I (131), Women Philosophers (218).


Benjamin Lukey

e: lukey@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Philosophy for Children, Philosophy and Disability, Comparative Philosophy, Applied Philosophy

Courses Taught:
Introduction: Morals and Society (101), Introduction to Deductive Logic (110), Philosophy of Education (309), American Philosophy (320), Understanding Place (473), Philosophy with Children (492), Teaching Philosophy (493).


Sharon Rowe, PhD, MFA 
Professor of Community Colleges (Retired)

e: srowe@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Currently: Hawaiian Philosophy/Hula, Health Care Ethics, Women in Philosophy

Courses Taught:
Introduction: Survey of Problems (100), Introduction: Morals and Society (101), Introduction: Environmental Philosophy (103), Introduction to Deductive Logic (110), Ancient Philosophy (211), Modern Philosophy (213), Women Philosophers (218); Business Ethics (300), Social Philosophy (303), Ethics in Healthcare (310), Philosophy of Law (318); Feminist Issues in Philosophy (418).


Michael Schainfeld, PhD Candidate

e: schainfe@hawaii.edu

Research Interests:
Classical Chinese Philosophy, American Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Death and Dying

Courses Taught:
Introduction: Survey of Problems (100), Introduction to Inductive Logic (111), Chinese Philosophy (370)


Cynthia Scheopner

e: scheopne@hawaii.edu


Bruce Watson, PhD

e: brucew@hawaii.edu

Research Interests: ʻŌiwi Philosophy, AinaMoana/Pasifika Philosophies, History of Hawaiʻi, History of Education, 

Courses Taught: Hawaiian Philosophy (340)


Lisa Widdison

e: lisa888@hawaii.edu