Advising for Philosophy Majors

The philosophy department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies is Professor Carrie Figdor. Prof. Figdor handles inquiries about the major, honors in the major, combining the major with study abroad, registration authorization, and other undergraduate-related issues. She can help with any questions. Her email is carrie-figdor@uiowa.edu. Her office is EPB 260 and her office phone is 335-0093.

Philosophy majors can meet with any of the following advisors to plan their courses each semester.

Carrie Figdor
EPB 260
335-0093
carrie-figdor@uiowa.edu

Richard Fumerton
EPB 262
335-0022
richard-fumerton@uiowa.edu

Diane Jeske
EPB 274
335-0026
diane-jeske@uiowa.edu

Carrie Swanson
EPB 256
335-5313
carrie-e-swanson@uiowa.edu

Colleen Kelley is an academic advisor for all Philosophy majors as well and can be contacted at colleen-kelley@uiowa.edu, 168 Schaeffer Hall, 335-2065. 

Advice concerning possible careers and internships for philosophy majors is also available at careers.uiowa.edu. The career advisor at the Pomerantz center (Suite C310) who is assigned to philosophy majors is Jenny Noyce (jennifer-noyce@uiowa.edu) and we encourage students to discuss their career options with her.