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Academic Affairs: New Faculty

Simmons, Dr. Aaron

Assistant Professor

Department: Philosophy

Dr. Simmons specialization in philosophy is ethical theory, bioethics, environmental philosophy and animal studies.  Recently he has been working on a book on the moral standing and mental capacities of animals as well as a series of papers on the moral importance of empathy.  He earned a B.A. in Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Oberlin College and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Bowling Green State University.  He will be teaching Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Thinking and Bioethics.

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