Philosophy Lecturers and Awards

One aspect of the religion and philosophy program is the annual lecture series. Here's a list of presenters:

Annual Philosophy Lectures

  • James Kenneth “Jamie” Dew (2016-2017)
  • Rudi Kauffman (2015-2016)
  • Christina Van Dyke (2014-2015)
  • Thomas M. Crisp (2013-2014)
  • Robin Collins (2012-2013)
  • J.P. Moreland (2011-2012)
  • Eleonore Stump (2010-2011)
  • Michael C. Rea (2010)
  • Paul K. Moser (2009)
  • Charles Taliaferro (2008)
  • Alvin Plantinga (2007)
  • Joseph Koterski, SJ
  • Brian Davies, OP
  • Richard Swinburne
  • William Lane Craig
  • Dallas Willard

Other Distinguished Guest Lecturers

  • Jerry L. Walls
  • Paul Draper
  • Dennis Michael Sullivan, M.D.
  • John D. Roth
  • Frank Beckwith
  • David Solomon
  • Norman Geisler
  • Paul Copan
  • Douglas Geivett
  • James Spiegel
  • Mary Jo Sharp
  • Mike Licona
  • Michael Miller

Philosophy Awards

Each year, we present an award for outstanding work for a philosophy major and non-major:

2017

Alexander Michael Busse (major)

Taylor Jessica Gilliam (non-major)

Lukas Muszong (non-major)

2016

Caleb Joshua Morris (major)

Ryan Joseph Cushman

2015

Christoper (Charles) Soren (Scott) Copan (major)

Hannah Nicole Birky

2014

Stephen James Erdel (major)

Mahala Rose Miller Rethlake (major)

Thomas Andrew McPhail

2013

Seth Bryan Shively (major)

Bradley David Miller

2012

Kristin Joy Swartz (major)

Karli Anne Saner

2011

Eric William de Araujo (major)

Doris Elaine Walterhouse Stinson

2010

Micah Kenan Richey (major)

Brooke Michelle Hull

2009

Matthew Lee Klopfenstein (major)

Kari Lynn Kendall

2008

Matthew Robert Erdel (major)

Anthony Paul Parrott

2007

Bryce Adam Fisher (major)

Maurice Joseph Lamb

2006

Joel Thomas Dendiu (major)

Adam Paul Cramer

2005

David Eugene Wright (major)

Jonathan Lynn Schindler

2004

David Charles Cramer (major)

Joel David Boehner

2003

Jason John Leppelmeier (major)

Corianne Ruth Daman

2002

John-Paul Timothy Erdel (major)

Andrew James Hackett

2001

Matthew Douglas Getz (major)

Shawn Mark Maust