Major in Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Philosophy Major

Full-Time Faculty

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Dr. Christopher A. Riddle , Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy

C A Riddle
Phone: (315) 792-3759
Office: FAC 203


Chris Riddle received his Ph.D. from Queen's University at Kingston. He specializes in Applied Ethics (especially philosophical issues arising from the experience of disability) and Social & Political Philosophy (especially the Capabilities Approach).

In 2016 he was a visiting researcher at the Brocher Foundation in Switzerland.

In 2018 he was the recipient of the 44th Dr. Virgil Crisafulli Distinguished Teaching Award at Utica College.

He has published in numerous journals, including The Journal of Social Philosophy; Bioethics; The American Journal of Bioethics; Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy; Essays in Philosophy; Topoi; and Disability Studies Quarterly.

He is also the author of Disability & Justice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) , Human Rights, Disability, & Capabilties (Palgrave MacMillan, 2016), and the editor of From Disability Theory to Practice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2018).


Christopher A. Riddle, Ph.D.
Department Chair

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