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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.

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ERIC T WEBER

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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 a Contributing Columnist for 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 is a past President of the Mississippi Philosophical Association and since 2009 he has served as Executive Director of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). From 2011-2014 he chaired the American Philosophical Association's Committee on Public Philosophy. He has published four books, including 'Rawls, Dewey, and Constructivism' (2010), 'Morality, Leadership, and Public Policy' (2011), 'Democracy and Leadership: On Pragmatism and Virtue' (2013), and 'Uniting Mississippi: Democracy and Leadership in the South' (2015).

Degrees

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

Committee Memberships

University Assessment Committee-IR
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

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