Department News

Brian Wagner (B.A., 2007; M.A., 2009) just received the Rock Valley College Faculty of the Year Award.

Maggie Hitchcock, a Philosophy major, is featured in the Huskie Spotlight.

The ever-enthusiastic Varun Ravikumar (M.A., expected 2019) is in the Huskie Spotlight.

Professor Mylan Engel Jr. is in the Huskie Spotlight for his 2018 Presidential Teaching Professor Award.

Wi-Phi, an open-access source of educational videos in philosophy co-directed by Professor Geoff Pynn, just received a $250,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Upcoming Events

Rafalson Essay Contest Colloquium

Benjamin Keoseyan, Northern Illinois University

Standing Your Ground and Retreating: A "Compatibilist" Theory

May 3, 2019
3:00 p.m., Holmes Student Center, University Suite

Peter van Elswyk, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


September 27, 2019
3:30 p.m., Holmes Student Center, University Suite

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Contact Us

Department of Philosophy
Northern Illinois University
Zulauf Hall 915
DeKalb, IL 60115
Fax: (815) 753-0543

Jessica Williams, Office Staff
Phone: (815) 753-0331
Email: jwilliams4@niu.edu

Jonie Barshinger, Office Manager
Phone: (815) 753-0333
Email: jonie@niu.edu

Undergraduate Advisor

Prof. Steve Daskal
Office: Zulauf 1026
Phone: (815) 753-6410
Email: sdaskal@niu.edu

Graduate Advisor

Prof. Lenny Clapp
Office: Zulauf 903
Phone: (815) 753-6414
Email: lclapp@niu.edu

Department Chair

David J. Buller
Phone: (815) 753-6299
Email: buller@niu.edu