Lori J. Underwood
Associate Professor
Philosophy & Religious Studies
757-594-8828 | underwoo@cnu.edu

Areas of Expertise
Modern philosophy; ethics; political philosophy (especially the writings of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Kant); formal and informal reasoning, and competent in philosophy of war and peace.

Education
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Missouri 1999
M.A. Philosophy, University of Memphis 1995
B.A. History and Philosophy, University of Memphis 1992

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
Recipient of the University of Missouri’s Donald K. Anderson Graduate Student Teaching Award

Memberships/Associations
American Association of Colleges and Universities
Association for Informal Logical and Critical Thinking
American Philosophical Association
American Catholic Philosophical Association
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

Community Involvement
Presenter, Virginia Humanities Conference, 2004
Presenter, Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking, 2002
Presenter, Mid-South Philosophy Conference, 2001