Graduate Students

Graduate Students

 
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Lorenzo Alamillo

  • Degrees: BA in Computer Science, University of California Riverside (2019)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychiatry, Philosophy of Language (esp. Wittgenstein), Philosophy of Technology (esp. Artificial Intelligence), Applied Metaphysics (esp. Personhood)
  • E-mail: lorenzo.alamillo@student.csulb.edu

Angel Alaniz

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of California Irvine (2021)
  • Philosophical Interests: Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Moral Psychology (esp. Well-being)
  • E-mail: angel00alaniz@gmail.com

Brandon Beller

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, Sonoma State University (2019)
  • Philosophical Interests: Social and Political Philosophy, Phenomenology, Ethics, Marxist Theory
  • E-mail: brandon.beller01@student.csulb.edu

Keilee Bessho

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of Redlands (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Metaethics, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Mind, Chinese Philosophy
  • E-mail: keilee.bessho01@student.csulb.edu

Kyle Bollin

  • Degrees: Honors BA in Philosophy, California State University Long Beach (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Law, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy
  • E-mail: kyle.bollin@student.csulb.edu

Ian Browning

  • Degrees: BA in Film & Electronic Arts, California State University Long Beach (2018) 
  • Philosophical Interests: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Film
  • E-mail: argent707@gmail.com

Andrew Cabrero

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of California Riverside (2019)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Mathematics, Logic, Applied Metaphysics (esp. Personhood), Political Philosophy
  • E-mail: andrew.cabrero01@student.csulb.edu

Josué Castillo

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of California Irvine (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Phenomenology, Feminist Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind
  • E-mail: josue.castillo01@student.csulb.edu

Yahui Chen

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, Renmin University (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Ethics, History of Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Kant), Epistemology, Metaphysics
  • E-mail: yahui.chen01@student.csulb.edu

Yusaku Clark

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University (2021)
  • Philosophical Interests: Metaethics, Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Economics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Religion
  • E-mail: yusaku.clark01@student.csulb.edu

Lissa Dechakul

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of California Riverside (2018)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Love, Feminist Philosophy, Gender and Sexuality, Ethics
  • E-mail: lidechakul@gmail.com

Alex Estevez

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California State University Long Beach (2016)
  • Philosophical Interests: Ethics, Metaphysics, Pragmatism, Philosophy of Religion
  • E-mail: mauricioav10@gmail.com

Grant Gutierrez

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California State University Long Beach (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • E-mail: grantngutierrez@gmail.com
 

Marinna Guzy

  • Degrees: Honors BA in Environmental Studies, Vassar College (2013); MFA in Sound Design, Savannah College of Art and Design (2015)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Perception, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Aesthetics, Cognitive Science
  • E-mail: marinna.guzy01@student.csulb.edu

Sanam Hassani

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of Tehran (2018)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Language, Ethics, Ancient Philosophy
  • E-mail: sani1080@yahoo.com

Shawn Hernandez

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of La Verne (2017)
  • Philosophical Interests: Metaethics, Philosophy of Language (esp. Truth), Metaphysics, Philosophy of Emotion
  • E-mail: shawn.hernandez@student.csulb.edu
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Tom Ho

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of Cincinnati (2007)
  • Philosophical Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Ethics
  • E-mail: philosophytom@yahoo.com

Omar Hussein

  • Degrees: BA in English and MA in Teaching, University of Southern California (2007, 2008); MA in English Literature, California State University Long Beach (2016)
  • Philosophical Interests: Logic, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics
  • E-mail: omar.hussein@csulb.edu

Meghan Kuhl

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (2021)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Aesthetics, Epistemology, Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • E-mail: meghan.kuhl@student.csulb.edu

Ryan Lam

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy & BA in Global Studies, Colby College (2018); MA in Bioethics, New York University (2019)
  • Philosophical Interests: Metaethics, Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Applied Ethics
  • E-mail: ryan.lam01@student.csulb.edu
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Jeffrey Lee

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, University of California Los Angeles (2017)
  • Philosophical Interests: Epistemology, Ethics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Religion
  • E-mail: jefflee9810@yahoo.com

Daniel Luna

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy & BA in International Business, University of California San Diego (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: History of Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Descartes), Epistemology
  • E-mail: dgluna11@gmail.com

Nikita Mandrychenko

  • Degrees: BS in Mathematics & BA in Philosophy, California State University Long Beach (2017)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Mathematics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science
  • E-mail: nikitamand@yahoo.com

Jessica Manzo

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California State University Bakersfield (2019)
  • Philosophical Interests: Ethics, Applied Ethics, Philosophy for Children, Social Philosophy (esp. Race, Class, Gender), Feminist Philosophy
  • E-mail: jessicaidk.8@gmail.com

Enoki Nguyen

  • Degrees: BBA in Marketing, Georgia State University (2011)
  • Philosophical Interests: Metaethics, Philosophy of Mind, Phenomenology
  • E-mail: enoki.nguyen@gmail.com

Chavva Olander

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California State University Fullerton (2021)
  • Philosophical Interests: Existentialism (esp. Nietzsche, Nihilism), Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology (esp. Experimental Philosophy), Queer Theory, Ecocriticism and Animal Philosophy, Critical Theory
  • E-mail: chavva.olander@student.csulb.edu
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Nicholas Perez

  • Degrees: BA in History, California State University Long Beach (2018)
  • Philosophical Interests: History of Philosophy (esp. Medieval), Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics
  • E-mail: pereznicholas345@gmail.com

Nick Pfeifer

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California State University Long Beach (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, Existentialism
  • E-mail: nick.pfeifer@student.csulb.edu

Pedro Rapallo Zubillaga

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy & LLB in Law, University of Navarra (2019); MSc in Philosophy of Social Science, London School of Economics and Political Science (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Social Science, Metaphysics (esp. Social Ontology), Social Philosophy
  • E-mail: pedrorapallo1@gmail.com

Kevin Reyes

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, Connecticut College (2017)
  • Philosophical Interests: Existentialism, Ethics, Philosophy of Love, Critical Theory
  • E-mail: kevin.reyes03@student.csulb.edu

James Reuter

  • Degrees: BA in History & Honors BA in Philosophy, Kalamazoo College (2017)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Psychiatry, Late Modern European Philosophy (esp. Marx), Phenomenology, Aesthetics
  • E-mail: james.reuter01@student.csulb.edu
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Jonny Reza

  • Degrees: Honors BA in Philosophy, University of Redlands (2018)
  • Philosophical Interests: Metaphysics (esp. Ontology), History of Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Leibniz), Philosophy of Religion, Nietzsche
  • E-mail: jonathan.reza.96@gmail.com
 

Alex Salvador

  • Degrees: Honors BA in Philosophy, California State University Long Beach (2021)
  • Philosophical Interests: History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Eastern Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Ethics, Existentialism
  • E-mail: alex.salvador@student.csulb.edu
 

Ning Shao

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, Shandong University (2021)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Neuroscience (esp. Psychopathology), Epistemology
  • E-mail: NingShao199981@outlook.com

Ryan Shaver

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy & BA in Visual Arts, University of California San Diego (2014)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Cognitive Science (esp. Artificial Intelligence, Connectionism, Predictive Processing), Pragmatism
  • E-mail: ryan.shaver@student.csulb.edu

Daniel Sierra

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California State University Los Angeles (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Language (esp. Frege), Linguistics, Logic, Ancient Philosophy (esp. Plato), Epistemology, Metaphysics
  • E-mail: daniel.sierra01@student.csulb.edu

Cody Spjut

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (2021)
  • Philosophical Interests: Ancient Greek Philosophy (esp. Plato), History of Philosophy (esp. Women in Philosophy), Philosophy of Mind, Wittgenstein
  • E-mail: cody.spjut01@student.csulb.edu
Jon Tryby

Jon Tryby

  • Degrees: BA in Philosophy & BA in Economics, California State University Long Beach (2013)
  • Philosophical Interests: Political Philosophy, Ethics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion
  • E-mail: jonmtryby@hotmail.com

Tanner Whitlow

  • Degrees: Honors BA in Philosophy, California State University Long Beach (2020)
  • Philosophical Interests: Social Philosophy (esp. Gender and Sexuality), Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind
  • E-mail: tanner.whitlow@student.csulb.edu

Raley Zurcher

  • Degrees: Honors BA in Philosophy, University of Washington (2017)
  • Philosophical Interests: Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Language, History of Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Spinoza)
  • E-mail: raley.zurcher01@csulb.student.edu