HCSPiP Conference in Pedagogy


HCSPiP Pedagogy Conference

The Hamilton College Summer Program in Philosophy culminates, for faculty, in a presentation of their work in the program.
The conference is open to all faculty from Hamilton and beyond.
 

In 2019, we are pleased to welcome, as a keynote speaker, Kimberly Van Orman of the Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership at the University at Albany.

2019 Conference

Keynote Speaker Kimberly Van Orman

Keynote Speaker Kimberly Van Orman

Instructional Consultant, Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership at the University at Albany

Kimberly Van Orman in an instructional consultant with the Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership at the University at Albany, focusing on effective course design, critical thinking, fostering student engagement and helping students with deep learning practices, including Team-Based Learning (TBL). Dr. Van Orman has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University at Albany and has taught philosophy at institutions including the University at Albany, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institution, Siena College and Bennington College.

Ann J. Cahill

Ann J. Cahill

Instructor for Aftermath and Backlash: Challenging Conversations about Race- and Gender-Based Violence

Ann J. Cahill is Professor of Philosophy at Elon University, and is the author of Overcoming Objectification: A Carnal Ethics (2010, Routledge) and Rethinking Rape (2001, Cornell University Press). Working at the intersection of feminist theory and philosophy of the body, she has published on topics such as miscarriage, beautification, and sexual ethics. Her co-authored article on teaching argumentation won the Lenssen Award, given to the best article on teaching philosophy over a 2-year period, in 2014. She has been working on a variety of pedagogical approaches to improving discussion skills, and is thrilled to be continuing that work at Hamilton College this summer.

Eric Yang

Eric Yang

Instructor for Philosophical Methods of Socrates, Aquinas, and Confucius

Eric Yang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Santa Clara University. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His main research area is in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and epistemology. But his initial interest in philosophy arose from studying the history of thought, and so his favorite classes to teach are courses in the history of philosophy; and he strongly believes that the ideas and approaches of “dead philosophers” have much to contribute to the discussions occurring today. Aside from philosophy, he used to work as a session guitarist, with a bent towards jazz-fusion, funk, and the blues.

Daniel Collette

Daniel Collette

Instructor for Existentialism Lived

Daniel Collette is a visiting professor of philosophy at Marquette University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of South Florida where he was recognized by the provost for outstanding teaching. He favors experiential learning and actively seeks innovative ways to integrate these methods into the classroom, including a recent interest in virtual reality. His research focuses on the intersections of ethics, philosophy of religion, epistemology, and political thought in early modernity. While his research and publications are primarily in early modern philosophy, Existentialism was his first “philosophical love” - an affection that remains strong.

2018 Conference

Back to Top