Joel Potter

Joel Potter
Associate Professor
ADM 259



  • Ph.D., Philosophy, The State University of New York at Buffalo, 2013
  • M.A., Philosophy, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2008
  • B.A., Philosophy-Humanities, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2006


A father of three, Joel enjoys spending time with his family, walking, reading, fishing, and facilitating discussions about the big questions.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • PHIL A211: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL A212: Early Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL A301: Ethics
  • PHIL A302: Biomedical Ethics
  • PHIL A305: Professional Ethics
  • PHIL A309: Mind and Machines
  • PHIL A317: Metaphysics
  • PHIL A321: Philosophy of Religion
  • PHIL A401: Aesthetics

Research Interests

  • Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Emotion Theory
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Phenomenology
  • Virtue Ethics