Philosophy Faculty

Faculty


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Mark Painter, Ph.D.

Professor
E-mail: mpainter@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6738

Education

Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1993
M.A., University of North Texas
B.A., The Evergreen State College

Areas of Specialization

  • Metaethics
  • History of Moral Philosophy
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Kant and Hegel

Office

374 Mercy Hall


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Matthew Swanson, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chair

Matthew Swanson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
E-mail: mswanson@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6775

Education

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1995

Areas of Specialization

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • 19th Century Philosophy
  • Ethics and Existentialism

Office

320 Mercy Hall


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Melanie Shepherd, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Melanie Shepherd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair
E-mail: mshepher@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6456

Education

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2007
B.A., Hanover College

Areas of Specialization

  • History of Philosophy
  • 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy

Office

345b Mercy Hall


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George Shea

George W. Shea, IV, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
E-mail: gshea@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-8169

Education

Ph.D., Duquesne University, 2015
M.A., Georgia State University
B.S., Towson University

Areas of Specialization

  • Contemporary European Philosophy
  • Post-Metaphysical Philosophy
  • Critical Social Theory
  • History of Philosophy

Office

370 Mercy Hall


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Margot Wielgus, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Email: mwielgus@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6448

Education:

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2015
M.A., University of Kentucky
B.A., Whitman College

Areas of Specialization:

  • Ethics
  • Phenomenology
  • History of Philosophy

Office

364 Mercy Hall



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