People

Faculty

Jill Anderson

Associate Professor of Law and William T. Golden Scholar

Research Interests: Linguistics in statutory interpretation.

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Jc Beall

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Philosophy

Research Interests: Modal and many-valued logics, paraconsistent logics, non-classical truth and property theories.

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Parasara Sridhar Duggirala

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Formal methods, cyber-physical systems, control theory, numerical methods, and decision procedures.

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Damir D. Dzhafarov

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Research Interests: Reverse mathematics and computability theory.

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Jon Gajewski

Associate Professor of Linguistics

Research Interests: Formal semantics, syntax-semantics interface.

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Bob Heffernan

Assistant Professor in Residence

Research Interests: Group Theory, especially finite groups.

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Magdalena Kaufmann

Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Research Interests: Modality, Attitude Ascriptions.

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Stefan Kaufmann

Associate Professor of Linguistics

Research Interests: Interactions between modality, temporality, and uncertainty.

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Scott Lehmann

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Research Interests: Free logic, classical modal logics, philosophy of logic and mathematics.

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Manuel Lerman

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Research Interests: Classical logic, recursion theory, degress of unsolvability.

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Michael P. Lynch

 

Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Humanities Institute

Research Interests: Truth, Rationality, epistemology, philosophy of language and logic.

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David Ripley

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Research Interests: Relation between logic and language, nonclassical approaches to vagueness and other paradoxes.

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Marcus Rossberg

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Director of the UConn Logic Group

Research Interests: Logic, philosophy of logic, mathematics and language; in particular, higher-order logic, proof-theoretic semantics.

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Lionel Shapiro

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Research Interests: Non-classical approaches to paradox, truth theories, philosophy of logic.

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Keith Simmons

Professor of Philosophy

Research Interests: Truth, paradoxes, logic, history and philosophy of logic.

William B. Snyder

Associate Professor of Linguistics

Research Interests: Child language acquisition (syntax, morphology, semantics), comparative syntax and morphology, syntax-semantics interface.

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Reed Solomon

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Research Interests: Computability theory, especially its applications to algebra and combinatorics, computable model theory, reverse mathematics.

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Whitney Tabor

Associate Professor of Psychology

Research Interests: Change in structured systems, connectionist (neural) networks, language change.

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John Troyer

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Research Interests: Conditionals, philosophy of language and logic.

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Stephen Utz

Professor of Law

Research Interests: The logical analysis of legal rules and principles, the logic of legal inference, the logic of imperatives. Statistical inference and inductive logic.

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Samuel Wheeler III

Professor of Philosophy

Research Interests: Sorites, formal semantics, philosophy of language, Davidsonian metaphysics.

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Eric Astor

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics

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Eric Guindon

Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy

Research Interests: Semantic paradoxes, vagueness, and metasemantics.

Linda Brown Westrick

 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics

Research Interests: Computability theory and effective descriptive set theory, especially for their applications to classical analysis, symbolic dynamics and chaos.

Graduate Students

Rashed Ahmad

Graduate Student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Math, Philosophy of Language, Truth.

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Richard Anderson

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Philosophical logics, non-classical truth theories, inferentialism.

Mayank Bora

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Modal logic, philosophy of logic, non-classical logic.

Rasa Davidaviciute

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Epistemology and history of philosophy of logic and mathematics.

Madiha Hamdi

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Modal logic, philosophy of language, reference.

Jared Henderson

Graduate Student in Philosophy

Research Interests: philosophy of language, formal semantics, metaphysics, and philosophical logic.

Michael Hughes

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Formal epistemology, philosophical logic.

Noah Hughes

Graduate student in Mathematics

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Ken Ito

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Philosophy of language, philosophical logic, truth.

Abolfazi Karimi

Graduate student in Mathematics

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Nathan Kellen

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Philosophy of logic, non-classical logics (esp. intuitionistic/intermediate logics), philosophy of maths

Joseph Lurie

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Non-normal justification logics, Artemov’s logic of proofs, philosophy of logic and mathematics.

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Gabriel Martinez Vera

Graduate student in Linguistics

Research Interests: Semantics, Morphosyntax, Amerindian Languages.

Colin McCullough-Benner

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic.

David Nichols

Graduate student in Mathematics

Research Interests: nonstandard models, non-classical logic, notions of inference, applications of logic to mathematics.

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Marie Nicholson

Graduate student in Mathematics

Research Interests: Recursion theory and randomness.

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Andrew Parisi

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Modal Logic, foundations of mathematics, and philosophy of logic and mathematics.

David Pruitt

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics, non-classical logic.

Benjamin Sparkes

Graduate Student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Logic (esp. non-classical), philosophy of language, formal semantics, and formal epistemology.

Andrew Tedder

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Logic (esp. paraconsistent and relevant logic), philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics.

Ross Vandegrift

Graduate student in Philosophy

Research Interests: Proof theory, axiomatic truth theories, non-classical logics, philosophies of mathematics and logic

Ting Xu

Graduate student in Linguistics

Research Interests: Child language acquisition, semantics and syntax.

Former Faculty, Postdocs, and Students

Austen Clark

Matt Clemens

Aaron Cotnoir

I-Ta Chris Hsieh

Kathryn Davidson

Stephen Flood

Johanna Franklin

Matt Jura

Asher Kach

Peter Klecha

Oscar Levin

Shay Logan

Samantha Lowe

Tyler Markkanen

Doug Owings

Yael Sharvit

Paul Simard Smith

Morgan Thomas

Lyn Tieu

Henry Towsner

Amy Turlington

Hong-guang Wang