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Recent Graduates

Our PhD program enjoys a strong placement record. Our graduates have landed tenure-track positions at Boston College, Gonzaga University, University of San Diego, St. John's University, Hamline University, Creighton University, Wheaton College, LaGuardia College (CUNY), Augustana College, and many other institutions. Those searching for academic employment enjoy the support of placement officers, mentors, and dissertation committee members.

Below, we list our recent PhD graduates with their placement information. A linked name will take you to the student's dissertation abstract. Please note the following abbreviations used in square brackets below: A: adjunct; L: lecturer; PD: post-doc; R: renewable; RP: research position; SL: senior lecturer T: tenured; TT: tenure track; and VP: visiting professor.

For a statistical breakdown of Fordham's placement record, see the Philosophy Department's blog post on the subject. For information on how Fordham's placement record compares with those of other schools, see Carolyn Dicey Jennings' (UC Merced) blog post "Job Placement 2011-2014: Comparing Placement Rank to PGR Rank".

New Program: AY 2005-2017
Last Name First Name Date Entered Date Exited Current Position
Jampol-Petzinger Andrew 09/2011 08/2018 Fordham University [PD]
Kovacs David 09/2012 05/2018 Loyola Marymount in California [PD]
Stewart Coran 09/2011 05/2018  
Archambault Jacob 09/2011 08/2017 Teacher, Highlands Latin School, KY
Gadon David 09/2010 08/2017 Teacher, Fredrick Douglass Academy, NYC
Kagan Aaron 09/2006 05/2017 UX Research Lead at Entertainment Partners, Los Angeles
Kiefer Thomas 09/2010 05/2017 Academic Advisor, Columbia School of Professional Studies
Schafer David 09/2009 05/2017 Western Connecticut State (A)
Toth Zita 09/2010 05/2017 Conception Seminary College, MO (TT)
Brandon William 09/2011 05/2017  
Glass Jordan 09/2011 05/2017  
Hromas Christopher 09/2008 08/2016 Administrator, University of Florida Health
Collins Christopher 09/2005 05/2016 Partner, Labor and Employment Law at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, New York
Mumm Emily 09/2009 05/2016 Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands [PD]
Seipel Peter 09/2009 05/2016 University of South Carolina, Lancaster [TT]
Vukov Joseph 09/2010 05/2016 Loyola University Chicago [TT]
Upham Christopher 09/2007 02/2016  
Hu Xingming 09/2009 05/2015 Nanjing University, China [RP]
Davia Carlo 09/2008 05/2015 Fordham University [L]
Nevitt Turner 09/2008 08/2015 University of San Diego [TT}
Komasinski Andrew 09/2007 05/2013 Hokkaido University of Education, Asahikawa, Japan [3-yr position]
Lynch Gregory 09/2007 05/2013 North Central College [TT]
Wietzke Walter 09/2007 08/2013 University of Wisconsin River Falls [FT] and North Hennepin Community College [PT]
Wilkins Shane 09/2007 02/2015 Management Analyst at Natural Resources Conservation Service, TX
Hughes Margaret 09/2006 05/2013 College of Mount Saint Vincent, NY [TT]
Rice Christopher 09/2006 05/2012 Lynn University [R]
Rottenberg Ian 09/2006 05/2012 St. Leo University [TT]
Yi Zane 09/2006 05/2013 Loma Linda University [TT]
Futter Dylan 09/2005 05/2010 University of the Witwatersrand [SL]
O'Leary Scott 09/2005 05/2011 University of St. Mary, KS [TT]
Palla Brendan 09/2005 02/2015 University of Great Falls [TT]
Rapaglia Eric 09/2005 05/2015 Pastor, Sacred Heart Church, Staten Island, NY
Wood Adam 09/2005 02/2013 Wheaton College [TT]
Wood David 09/2005 02/2014  
Old Program: AY 2000-2004
Last Name First Name Date Entered Date Exited Current Position
Allen Jeremy 09/2004 02/2014 Account Manager, Higher Education at CDW-G, Chicago
Helms Eleanor D. 09/2004 05/2011 California Polytechnic State University [TT]
Henscheid Andrew J. 09/2004 05/2011  
Storey David 09/2004 05/2011 Boston College [non-TT]
Woodard Jared 09/2004 05/2013 Global Investment Strategist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New York City
Atkins Richard K. 09/2003 05/2010 Boston College [TT]
Borman David 09/2003 05/2008 Nipissing University [TT]
Chamberlain Stephen B. 09/2003 02/2010 Rockhurst University [T]
D'Attore Denise A. 09/2003 05/2012 Head of School, Regina Luminus Academy
Janssen Ana M. 09/2003 05/2009 Chicago State University [T]
Konopka Adam C. 09/2003 02/2009 Xavier University (VP)
Lassiter Charles S. 09/2003 05/2013 Gonzaga University [TT]
Mumm John T. 09/2003 05/2013 Lead Software Engineer at Vectrology Solutions BV
Slegers Rosa Marie A. 09/2003 05/2007 Babson College [T]
Stone James 09/2003 05/2008  
Thomas Seth J. 09/2003 05/2011 St. John's University [TT]
Zoller David J. 09/2003 05/2011 California Polytechnic State University [TT]
Converse Aaron 09/2002 02/2012 Mathematics Instructor, Baruch College
Dryden Jane 09/2002 05/2008 Mount Allison University [T]
Gabor Gary T. 09/2002 05/2011 Hamline University [TT]
Kucharski Paul L. 09/2002 02/2014 Manhattanville College [TT]
O'Connell Eoin Tomas 09/2002 05/2009 Manhattan College [T]
Becker Thomas 09/2001 05/2011 Attorney
Breyer Daniel S. 09/2001 05/2008 Illinois State University [T]
Economos Ariane E. 09/2001 05/2009 Marymount University [TT]
Hubbard Kyle Philip 09/2001 02/2010 St. Anselm [TT]
Minister Stephen B. 09/2001 05/2006 Augustana College, SD [T]
Nartey Emmanuel 09/2001 08/2009 LaGuardia College, CUNY [T]
Berry-Whitlock Sterling A. 09/2000 08/2012 Director of Academic Planning and Analysis at Columbia College Chicago
Devina Edgar A. 09/2000 05/2008 St. John's University [A]
Fincke Daniel A. 09/2000 05/2010  
Nashi Johanna L. 09/2000 05/2010  
Ozar Anne 09/2000 02/2009 Creighton University [T]
Zinn David C. 09/2000   Loyola Marymount University [PT]