Current Dissertations

Below, you will find a list of dissertations currently being written by our PhD students. To view a list of completed dissertations, please see our Past Dissertations page.

Molly Wilder
“Autonomy Promotion:  Relational Autonomy and the Virtue of Lawyers” 
Director:  avid Luban

Joseph Jebari
“Moral Rationalism as a Systems Theory”
Director: Bryce Huebner

Megan Dean
“Eating, Agency, and Healthism” 

Katherine Ward
“Standpoint Phenomenology”
Director: William Blattner

Clark Donley
“Social Constitutivism” 
Director: Henry Richardson

Michael Barnes
“Subordinating Speech and the Construction of Social Hierarchies: How Language Maintains Oppression”
Director: Rebecca Kukla

McKay Holland
“Extending Agency: Home, Niche Construction, and Relational Autonomy”
Director: Bryce Huebner

Hailey Huget
“Moral Citizenship, Status, and Community”
Director: Maggie Little

Matthew Shields
“The Pragmatics and Epistemology of Conceptual Disagreement”
Director: Mark Lance

Daniel Threet
“Relational Egalitarianism and the Division of Moral Labor”
Director: Henry Richardson