Faculty & Staff

headshot of  Erik  Craft
Associate Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL)

Specialties:
  • Economic History of Weather Information
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Traffic Citations
Contact:
(804) 287-6573
headshot of Dr. Richard  Dagger
E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Chair in the Liberal Arts, Emeritus
Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)

Specialties:
  • Political and legal philosophy, with special interests in republicanism, political obligation, and the justification of punishment
Contact:
804-289-8530
headshot of Dr. G. Scott  Davis
Lewis T. Booker Professorship in Religion & Ethics
Professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)

Specialties:
  • Ethics
  • Western Religious Thought
Contact:
(804) 289-8331
headshot of Dr.  Jessica  Flanigan
Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, Richard L. Morrill Chair in Ethics & Democratic Values

Specialties:
  • Ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Political Philosophy
Contact:
(804) 287-6353
headshot of Dr. David  Lefkowitz
Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)
Interdisciplinary Program Co-Coordinator, PPEL

Specialties:
  • Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Ethical Theory
  • Applied Ethics
Contact:
(804) 287-6805
headshot of Dr. Claudio   López-Guerra
Associate Professor of Political Science and PPEL (Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law)

Specialties:
  • Political philosophy
  • Democratic theory
  • Institutional design
  • Immigration ethics
Contact:
(804) 289-8530
headshot of  Kayleigh  McCrary
Assistant Professor of Economics
Contact:
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Contact:
(804) 289-8529
headshot of Dr.  Terry  L. Price
Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law and Coston Family Chair in Leadership and Ethics

Specialties:
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Moral Psychology
  • Responsibility
  • Influence
  • Social, Political, and Legal Theory
Contact:
(804) 287-6088
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL), Coordinator, Law & Liberal Arts Minor

Specialties:
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Ancient Philosophy
Contact:
(804) 287-6087
headshot of Dr. Stephen  Simon
Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)

Specialties:
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal and Political Theory
  • Universal Rights
  • Natural Law and Philosophy
  • The American Judiciary
Contact:
(804) 287-6626
headshot of  Danielle  Stokes
Assistant Professor of Law

Specialties:
  • Property
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use and Zoning
Contact:
(804) 289 8211
headshot of Dr. Jeppe  von Platz
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Interdisciplinary Program Co-Coordinator, PPEL

Specialties:
  • Social and political philosophy
  • History of normative thought from Grotius to the present
Contact:
(804) 289-8413
headshot of Dr.  Thad  Williamson
Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law

Specialties:
  • Urban Politics and Sprawl
  • Community Economic Development
  • City of Richmond Politics
  • Sports, Justice, and Ethics
Contact:
(804) 287-6542