We have two new faculty members who will both teach philosophy and contribute to our pre-law program. Philosophy of Law Professors Dr. Tina Botts and Dr. James Rocha will become the architects of a vibrant pre-law program that will capitalize on our potential to become the premier institution in the Valley that prepares students for law school.
“I aspire to become both a criminal defense and civil rights attorney to advocate on behalf of the voiceless men and women of America and those who have been unjustly charged with crimes they did not commit.” ~ Caleb Charles
Following a rigorous review by their colleagues in their departments and colleges and by their deans and the provost, these faculty members have been awarded tenure and/or a new academic rank based on their teaching, scholarship and service to the University and the community.
The Fresno State Philosophy Club meets every Thursday at 2 p.m. in “The Phil Zone” (Music 104) and discusses a variety of philosophical, religious, and legal topics and issues. Every Fresno State student, regardless of major, can join the club — or attend the club’s events and meetings. A theme, readings, and questions for each […]
The Department of Philosophy will present “Voicing Ideas,” an annual conference highlighting the work of undergraduate philosophy students, from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the University Business Center, Peters Building 192.
Christopher Meyers, Ph.D., will discuss “Bioethics: The Role of the Clinical Ethicist” from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, in the Engineering East building, Room 191. Following Meyers’ talk, a panel with Philosophy professor James Rocha and Frank Beasley of Saint Agnes Medical Center will continue the discussion. Meyers is director of the Kegley Institute […]
~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its spring semester line-up at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with a panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and The First Amendment” in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business building). The panel will feature Jim Boren, executive editor and senior vice president of […]