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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

ERIC T WEBER

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PUBLIC POLICY LEADERSHIP
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC POLICY LEADERSHIP
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105 ODOM
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1336
Joined UM: 07/01/2007

Areas of Expertise

  • ETHICS
  • HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
  • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION, MORAL DEVELOPMENT
  • PHILOSOPHY, CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
  • PUBLIC POLICY
  • WORLD WIDE WEB
  • WRITING
  • WRITING SKILLS

Brief Bio

Dr. Eric Thomas Weber is Associate Professor of Public Policy Leadership. He is also a freelance columnist on contract with the Clarion Ledger of Jackson, MS. He earned his bachelor's degree at Vanderbilt University, his master's degree at Ohio University, and his Ph.D. in Philosophy at Southern Illinois University. He has taught at the University of Mississippi since 2007, both in his department and in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. He served as President of the Mississippi Philosophical Association (2009-2010) as well as Trustee, Treasurer, and now Executive Director of the Society for Philosophers in America. He has served also as Associate Chair and now serves as Chair (2011-2014) of the American Philosophical Association's Committee on Public Philosophy. Dr. Weber's first book, 'Rawls, Dewey, and Constructivism,' was published in 2010 with the Continuum International Publishing Group of London and was commended in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. In 2011, Continuum released Weber's second book, 'Morality, Leadership, and Public Policy.' His third book, 'Democracy and Leadership: On Pragmatism and Virtue,' is in press to be published by December of 2013. He has plans under way for his fourth book, 'A Culture of Justice: On Fairness and Pragmatism.'

Degrees

PHD
PHILOSOPHY
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY/CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS (2007)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
UM Web Planning Committee
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen
2011
Frist Service Award
2012