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The Capital District provides The College of Saint Rose with a wealth of opportunities to study under the guidance of local experts with advanced degrees and professional experience in ethics, philosophy, religion, theology, and ministry. Full-time faculty in the department include:

  • Jeannie Wiley, Associate Professor of Philosophy. Special Interests: Aesthetics, Continental Philosophy, service-learning


Philosophy and religious studies courses offer students the opportunity to study the rich intellectual, moral, and spiritual history of humanity. Students of philosophy and religion have always been the world’s deepest thinkers, logical analysts, visionary futurists, social critics, and articulate defenders of truth and justice. The mission of the department is to invest students with the same broad-based knowledge and love of wisdom that inspires this legacy.