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Department of Philosophy
160 Fitzelle Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820-4015

Phone: (607) 436-2456
Fax: (607) 436-2435



Philosophy Faculty & Staff


Michael Green

Applied Ethics, Logic, History of Philosophy, Cultural Studies

B.A. University of Kansas
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Susan Sutton Smith Prize for Faculty Excellence, 2009

Office: Fitzelle 153
P. (607) 436-2470
Links: Curriculum Vita


Cindi Hall
Philosophy & Anthropology Secretary

A. A. S. SUNY Morrisville
B.S. SUNY Oneonta

Office: Fitzelle 160
P. (607) 436-2456


Chris Keegan 
Assistant Professor & Chair

Philosophical Psychology, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Social Epistemology, Urban Philosophy

B.A. Union College
M.A.T. Union College
M.A. SUNY Buffalo
Ph.D. SUNY Buffalo

Office: Fitzelle 160
P. (607) 436-2811 or 2456


Michael P. Koch | On sabbatical leave Fall 2014
Associate Professor

Humanities, Social Philosophy, History of Philosophy

B.A. Bard College
D.A. SUNY Albany

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2014

Office: Fitzelle 155
P. (607) 436-3721
Links: Curriculum Vita


Achim Koeddermann  
Associate Professor

Environmental Ethics, Media Ethics, European Philosophy, Hermeneutics

B.A. Gutenberg-Gymnasium: Wiesbaden, Germany (Abitur)
M.A. Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat: Mainz, Germany
Ph.D. Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat: Mainz, Germany

Research-Fellow at the Bibiliotheque Nationale : Paris, 1987-1990
Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Prize for Academic Excellence, 1995
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2005
VP and Secretary of the University Faculty Senate, Albany, 2005/2006
Visiting Professor at Denver University (Colorado) & Sripatum University (Bangkok, Thailand)

Office: Fitzelle 152
P. (607) 436-3037
Links: Home Page & Curriculum Vita


Ashok Malhotra
Distinguished Teaching Professor

Existentialism, Asian Philosophy, Philosophy & Psychology of Yoga

B.A. University of Rajasthan: India
M.A. University of Rajasthan: India
Ph.D. University of Hawaii

United University Professions Award for Excellence, 1991
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994
Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2001

Office: Fitzelle 156
P. (607) 436-3220
Links: Home Page & Curriculum Vita


Jean-Paul Orgeron

Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science

B.A. Louisiana State University
Ph.D. Tulane University

Esther Hubbard Whitaker Award, 2013
Phi Sigma Tau, Faculty Adviser

Office: Fitzelle 151
P. (607) 436-3083


Dan Patrone

Ethics, Applied Ethics/Bioethics, Logic

B.A. SUNY Fredonia
Ph.D. SUNY Albany

Office: Fitzelle 150
P. (607) 436-


Qiong Wang
Assistant Professor

Asian Philosophy and Comparative Studies, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

B.A. Beijing University
M.A. Beijing University
Ph.D. University of Connecticut

Office: Fitzelle 157
P. (607) 436-2330