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 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

Richard Fumerton
EPB 262

Diane Jeske
EPB 274

Carrie Swanson
EPB 256

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

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