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Following the UC Davis campus guidance on Coronavirus our office our closed.  The best way to reach us during this time is via email or phone.  
Important contacts:  Main office - email: , phone: (530)752-0703.  Advising - email: or visit the advising website.  Department Chair, James Griesemer - email: , phone: (530) 754 0716.   To reach individual faculty, the best way is email.  See our faculty pages.

Current Remote Office Hours - this document will be updated as necessary

Dissertations in Progress

Graduate students in the UC Davis Department of Philosophy are at work on dissertations encompassing a wide range of topics and subspecialties.

The department has strengths in the philosophy of science, metaphysics, meta-ethics, normative ethics, bioethics, political philosophy, formal epistemology, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of biology, ancient philosophy, the philosophy of physics, and the history of analytic philosophy. Prospective students are encouraged to contact faculty members in the department to discuss potential areas of research. The following are among the dissertations currently in progress.