The Department of Philosophy has named Professor David Jensen as associate chair to Professor David Laraway, the current chair of the department. Jensen served previously as the associate chair of the department with the last department chair as well. In this associate chair position, Jensen will assist Laraway in governing and administrative efforts of the department.
David Jensen has been with the philosophy faculty since 2004, and enjoys teaching and researching in ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. His most recent publications involve work on the ethics of the genetic modification of children.
"Dr. Jensen is not only an exceptional teacher and a favorite of our students, but he is a seasoned administrator who cares deeply about the discipline and our program in particular.” remarked Laraway. “I'm looking forward to drawing deeply and often upon his expertise and his sense of the department's history."