Chair, Philosophy Department
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Office Location: Good Hall 412
Phone Number: (814)641- 3418
Wade Roberts joined the Juniata faculty in 2008 as an assistant professor of philosophy.
He earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English in 1996 from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala. He went on to earn a master's degree in philosophy in 1997 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa. He earned a doctoral degree from Duquesne in 2007. He also studied at the University of Leuven in Belgium during the 200-2001 academic year.
He has taught courses on medical ethics, current moral problems, business ethics, philosophy of religion, and environmental ethics.
He started his academic teaching career after earning his master?s degree. He taught philosophy courses at Northeast Alabama State Community College in 1998. He also taught extensively at Duquesne, working as a lecturer from 1999 to 2003. He also was a lecturer at West Virginia University from 2003 to 2007. Prior to coming to Juniata, Roberts was a visiting assistant professor at Oklahoma City University in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Roberts has published articles in such journals as Social Philosophy Today and GR Journal for the Arts, Science and Technology. He also has presented his research at professional conferences throughout the United States and Canada. His research and teaching interests focus on social and political philosophy, early modern philosophy, continental philosophy and ethics.