Philosophy welcomes new part-time faculty for 2023-24

As the 2023-24 school year begins, the Philosophy Department is very pleased to welcome three new part-time faculty members!

Dr. Joel Gibson completed his MA at UofL before moving on to the University of Maryland - College Park for his PhD. He specializes in the Philosophy of Mind and Psychology. He taught here for several years before moving on to Bellarmine, but has returned this semester to offer classes in Critical Thinking.


Dr. Amber George completed her PhD in Philosophy with a graduate certificate in Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University. She has  taught at Cornell University, SUNY Cortland, and Galen College of Nursing. Dr. George specializes in the philosophy of disability and critical animal studies, and has written extensively in these and other areas. She joins us to teach Philosophy of Love, Sex, and Sexuality, Contemporary Ethical Problems, and our capstone in Diversity Literacy.

 Dr. Laurel Madison earned her PhD at Loyola University Chicago, specializing in Ancient Greek Philosophy. She joins us to teach Contemporary Ethical Problems and Diverse Perspectives in Philosophy.

We are excited to welcome these new colleagues and know that they will do excellent work for our students!