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Graduate Student Placement

We congratulate the following graduate students on their recent appointments &/or placements:


Colin Lewis, PhD, 



  Aaron Kenna, MS, Pursuing PhD at the University of Toronto
  Anna Vaughn, PhD, Connecticut College, Visiting Instructor in Philosophy
  Jack Anderson, PhD
  Louise Pedersen, MS, Pursuing PhD at the University of Utah
  Lucas Matthews, PhD, Research scientist in the Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia
  Quentin Mons, MA


 Brandon Bowen, MS, Pursuing a PhD at the University of Utah
 Cinnamon Jenson, PhD, Adjunct Faculty at Houston Community College
Jamie Hardy, PhD 
 Landon McBrayer, PhD, Associate Instructor at the University of Utah


 Kim Johnston, MS, Pursuing  PhD at UCLA


 Stephen Capone, MS 
 Thomas Hernstein,  PhD, Central Arkansas Community College
 Charles Hudgins, PhD 
 David Jackson, PhD
 Jason Christopher Jenson, PhD 
 John Kippen, MA, Pursuing a M. Ed. from Utah State University, and English teacher at Summit Academy High School
 Yang Liu, MA 
 Keisha Ray, PhD, Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Texas State University
 Stephanie Shiver, MS, Undergraduate Studies, Academic Advising Coordinator at the University of Utah
 Jennifer Warriner, PhD 


 Russell Askren, PhD, Associate Instructor, University of Utah College of Engineering
 Matthew Mosdell, PhD, Affiliated Faculty, University at Albany, State University of New York
 Margaret Bowman, PhD, Associate Instructor at University of Utah


 Matthew Barney, MS 
 Monika Piotrowska, PhD, Assistant Professor, University at Albany, State University of New York
 Dale Clark, PhD 
 Curt Garner, MS, Policy and Grievances Utah Department of Corrections
 Michael Hermon, PhD 
 Shane SmithMS, Adjunct faculty at Utah Valley University
 Conor Walline, MS, Litigation Attorney for Cuddy Feder, LLP
 Jeffrey Wood, MS, Adjunct faculty at Salt Lake Community College

Previous Degrees

 Xianduan Shi, - external linkPhD 2010, 
 Eirik Harris, PhD 2009, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong (tenure track)
 Joe Ulatowski, PhD 2008, Lecturer, University of Waikato
    Nate Rockwood,- external linkMS 2008, Visiting Professor in Philosophy at Virginia Tech
 Luke Glowacki- external linkMS 2008, Anthropologist in Department of Human Evolutionary Biology and Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard
 Ian Smith, PhD 2007, Assistant Professor, Washburn University (tenure-track)
 Pepe Chang,- external linkPhD 2007. Assistant Professor, Deptartment of  Management, University of Texas at San Antonio (tenure-track)
 Diana Buccafurni, - external linkPhD 2007. Prospect Research Analyst at University of Texas Health Center at Houston
 Justen M. Olsen, - external linkPhD 2007. 
 Jan Van Riper, PhD 2006. Executive Director/CEO of NASHCO: National Alliance of State Health Co-Ops
 Phyllis Vandenberg, - external linkPhD 2005.  Grand Valley State University (Michigan) (tenure-track)
 Aaron Holland, PhD 2005. CEO of Holland Media Group
 Susan Downs, MS 2005.
Anna Vaughn- external linkMA 2005. 
 Britta Berkey, MA 2005.
 Joe Klein, PhD 2004. 
 Shimpei Higuchi, MA 2004.
 Austin Booth,- external linkMS 2004. Postdoctoral Fellow at Dalhousie University 
 Shannon Atkinson, MA 2004, Adjunct Faculty, Utah Valley University. 2013 NISOD Award Recipient
 David Guevara, - external linkPhD 2003. Attorney at Taft, Stettinius, & Hollister LLP
 James Sage,  - external linkPhD 2003. Assistant Provost at Southern Utah University
 Mark Phelan, - external linkMS 2003. Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lawrence University
Ryan Spellecy- external linkPhD 2002. Ursula von der Ruhr Chair of Bioethics at Medical College of Wisconsin, 2017
 Jason Goltz, - external linkPhD 2002. 
 Matthew Katz, - external linkMA 2002. Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Central Michigan University

Last Updated: 6/14/17