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.

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.