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Philosophy Department faculty, August 26, 2016. Not pictured: David Agler, Kathryn Gines, and Paul Taylor.

Claire Griffin

228 Sparks Building

Office Phone: (814) 865-1150

Education

  1. Ph.D., Philosophy, PSU, University Park, PA (2016)
  2. M.A., Philosophy, PSU, University Park, PA (2013)
  3. B.A., Liberal Arts, St.John's College, Annapolis, MD (2009)

Areas of Specialization

  • Ancient Philosophy
  • 20th Century Continental Philosophy

Awards

  • University Graduate Fellowship, Pennsylvania State University, February 2011

Conference Presentations

  • “Cosmos and Empire”; American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, December 29, 2012 

  • “Political Bodies in Plato’s Timaeus”; Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Citta di Castello, Italy, July  7, 2012

  • Commentary on Harold Parker’s “Plato vis-à-vis Prodicus”; Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy, Duquesne University, February 16, 2013

Service

  • PSU Philosophy Graduate Student Organization

                Vice-President, May 2013-May 2014

                Teaching Liaison, May 2012-May 2013

  • Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy

Founding Member and PSU Conference Committee Representative, August 2012-

Courses Taught

  • FULL RESPONSIBILTY

   Basic Problems of Philosophy [Phil 001]: Spring & Summer 2013 (3 Sections)

  • TEACHING ASSISTANT

    Philosophy of Love and Sex [Phil 014]: Fall 2012 (2 Sections)
    Philosophy of Film [Phil 005]: Spring 2012 (2 Sections)