Graduate Students

Trevor Adams

Trevor Adams

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LPH 315F

Trevor Adams is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. Trevor earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Boise State University and his M.A. in philosophy from Oklahoma State University. His interests include epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of religion. When he is not doing philosophy, Trevor enjoys chess, rock climbing, and disc golf.
Jabran Amanat-Lee

Jabran Amanat-Lee

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LPH 315V

Jabran Amanat-Lee is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. Currently, his primary interests are in Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy. In metaphysics, he is particularly interested in Identity, Composite Objects, Grounding, and Abstract Objects. In Moral Philosophy, he is interested in Metaethics (particularly, Error Theory and Emotivism), Moral Status, and the History of Moral Philosophy (specifically, Kant, Moore, Rawls, Foot, and Murdoch). Jabran is also interested in the metaphysics of Free Will, particularly views that aim to preserve Free Will by appealing to Moral Responsibility.
Victor Chorny

Victor Chorny

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Victor Chorny is a philosophy graduate student at UNL. His research interests include epistemology, philosophy of science, and history of philosophy (especially British empiricism, Kant, and German idealism).
Joseph Dante

Joseph Dante

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Joseph Dante is a philosophy graduate student at UNL.
John Del Rosario

John Del Rosario

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LPH 315F

John Del Rosario is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. He earned his BA in Philosophy and MA in Systematic Theology from San Carlos Seminary and Graduate School in Manila, Philippines. His interests include Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion, and Process Philosophy. Outside philosophy he is usually to be found in the tennis court.
Mark Diep

Mark Diep

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Mark Diep is a philosophy graduate student at UNL.
Bjorn Flanagan

Bjorn Flanagan

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LPH 315S


Bjorn Flanagan is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. He received his BA in Philosophy from the University of South Dakota (2019). His primary interests are in naturalized epistemology, pragmatism, and process philosophy. When he is not doing philosophy, Bjorn can probably be found disc golfing, tabletop gaming, or spending quality time with his wife and son (although those are not mutually exclusive).
Drew Gallagher

Drew Gallagher

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LPH 315W

Drew Gallagher is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. Drew earned his B.A. in philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his M.A. in philosophy from San Francisco State University (with a thesis on Wittgenstein's Tractatus). His primary philosophical interests are in epistemology, ethics, German Idealism, and the political theology of Giorgio Agamben.
Guillermo Gonzalez

Guillermo Gonzalez

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LPH 337

Guillermo Gonzalez is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. His primary research interests are in Metaphysics (modality, identity, social ontology), Philosophy of Religion (divine hiddenness, ontological and cosmological arguments, divine attributes), and Logic/Philosophical Logic (modal logic, plural quantification, paraconsistent logic). His secondary research interests are in Philosophy of Language and Metaethics. During his free time, Guillermo enjoys spending time with his wife and son. He also enjoys collecting retro games and practicing the flute.
Janelle Gormley

Janelle Gormley

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LPH 315F

Janelle Gormley is a graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. She received her B.A. of philosophy at the University of West Florida (2017), and she received her M.A. at the University of Florida (2019). Janelle’s primary interests include moral psychology, specifically with respect to Aristotelian Virtue Ethics. Other interests include, but are not limited to, the intersection between metaphysics and epistemology with respect to friendship (what friendship is, and what makes an agent justified in believing one is a friend), the role that literature or fiction plays with respect to moral learning, and rationality requirements on non-ideal agents. Aside from academic research interests, she is also exploring different avenues of philosophical pedagogy. In her free time, Janelle has picked up playing disc golf, painting neon landscapes, and gaming with friends.
Jack Henry

Jack Henry

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LPH 315S

Jack Henry is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL.
Sam Hobbs

Sam Hobbs

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Samuel Hobbs is a philosophy graduate student at UNL.
Jessica Huenink

Jessica Huenink

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Jessica Huenink is a philosophy graduate student at UNL. She graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan with an interest in ethics and social political philosophy.
Swarnima Kain

Swarnima Kain

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Swarnima is a philosophy graduate student. She received her B.A and M.A. degrees from Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi, India. Swarnima's philosophical interests are Ethics, Philosophy of law, Value theory and Decision theory.
Lauren Kashi

Lauren Kashi

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Lauren is a philosophy graduate student at UNL. Lauren received her BA in philosophy from Arizona State University and her MA degree in philosophy from ASU as well. Lauren’s research interests are primarily social and political philosophy, metaethics, ethics, and epistemology. She is also interested in philosophy of science and applied ethics. Lauren enjoys reading, listening to metal, and makeup artistry.
Youmin Kim

Youmin Kim

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LPH 315F

Youmin Kim is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. Her research interests include ethics, epistemology, philosophy of technology, and information ethics.
Alexandros Koupelis

Alexandros Koupelis

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Alexandros Koupelis is a philosophy graduate student. He received his B.A. at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. His philosophical interests are in Ethics, Political Philosophy, and Continental Philosophy.
Eunhong Lee

Eunhong Lee

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LPH 315S

Eunhong Lee is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Chung-Ang University in South Korea. Eunhong’s philosophical interests include metaphysics, ethics, and philosophy of mind. Her non-philosophic interests include travel, yoga, and writing essays.
John Lee

John Lee

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John Lee is a philosophy graduate student at UNL. His interests are Ethics, Philosophy of Religion in/of Literature, and spending time with his wife and two boys.
Jason Lemmon

Jason Lemmon

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Jason Lemmon is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. He has a BA in philosophy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA in philosophy from Northern Illinois University. He also has an MA in history from the University of Oregon, where his focus was intellectual history since Darwin. Currently, his primary focus is the relationship between practical reason and weakness of will.
Talhah Mustafa

Talhah Mustafa

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Talhah Mustafa (he/him) is a philosophy graduate student. He received his undergraduate degree in philosophy with a minor in mathematics from CUNY Baruch College. Talhah's main philosophical interests lie in social & political philosophy, critical race theory, and at the intersection of the two. His chief concern within this area deals with how institutional structures perpetuate racism. When Talhah isn't doing philosophy, you can find him running, hiking, biking, and looking for the fire extinguisher after cooking.

Erica Nicolas

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LPH 315F

Erica Nicolas is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL.
Kevin Patton

Kevin Patton

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Kevin Patton is a philosophy graduate student at UNL.
Varkey Titus

Varkey Titus

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Varkey (Anand) Titus Jr. is a faculty member in the Management Department at the College of Business. He is interested in how modern ethics scholarship can inform business scholarship—particularly business ethics. His faculty profile can be found here: https://business.unl.edu/people/vtitusjr
Cheng Chang Tu

Cheng Chang Tu

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Cheng Chang (Alfred) Tu is a philosophy graduate student at UNL. He received both his BA and MA in philosophy from National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan. His primary research interests are metaphysics and epistemology.
Ryan Turner

Ryan Turner

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Ryan is a philosophy graduate student at UNL. They earned a BA degree in philosophy from Arizona State University in 2016. Ryan's research interests include normative ethics, feminist philosophy, metaphysics of gender and race, and continental philosophy. Outside philosophy, they enjoy retro gaming, walking with a good audiobook, voting theory, and spending time with friends.
Vileru

Vileru

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Vileru (pronounced “VIAL-roo”, rhyming with “smile zoo”) earned a BA in philosophy from California State University, East Bay and an MA in philosophy from San Francisco State University. Vileru is primarily interested in normativity, reasons, and agency, and is working on a version of reasons internalism that does not rely on the Humean theory of motivation.
Adara Vinal

Adara Vinal

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Adara Vinal is a philosophy graduate student at UNL. She graduated with her B.A. at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and her philosophical interests include feminist philosophy, ethics, and social ontology. Her non-philosophical interests include playing with her dog Spice at the park, visiting the farmer's markets, and finding local coffee shops in Lincoln.
Zachariah Wrublewski

Zachariah Wrublewski

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LPH 315W

Zachariah Wrublewski is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. His primary philosophical interests are in metaethics, epistemology (with a special interest in modal epistemology), normative ethics, and philosophical pedagogy.
Chen Xia

Chen Xia

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Chen Xia is a philosophy graduate student at UNL.
Seungchul Yang

Seungchul Yang

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LPH 315S

Seungchul Yang is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Soongsil University in South Korea. Seungchul's philosophical interests include morality, normativity, and rationality.
Il-Hwan Yu

Il-Hwan Yu

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LPH 337

Il-Hwan Yu is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL. He is interested in moral philosophy, especially the intersection of meta-ethics and moral psychology.
Hanchao Zhao

Hanchao (Hans) Zhao

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LPH 315V

Hanchao (Hans) Zhao is a philosophy graduate student and teaching assistant at UNL.