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Dr. Sandra Dwyer, Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy

Education

Ph.D, Emory University, 1995

B.A. James Madison University, 1982

Specialization

Philosophy of Hannah Arendt; Critical Thinking; Business Ethics

Biography

Affiliate Faculty, Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics

Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies

Sandra L. Dwyer has been recognized for her teaching with a Georgia State University Award for Outstanding Instructional Effectiveness (20165), a CETL mini-grant for work on “flipping” a core curriculum course (2016), and a finalist for the American Philosophical Association Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching (2017). She has offered countless workshops and interviews regarding teaching excellence and graduate teacher training across the country. Sandy currently coordinates graduate student teachers for the Department of Philosophy, is co-author with Dr. George Rainbolt of Critical Thinking: The Art of Argument (Wadsworth/Cengage, 2012; 2d edition, 2014), and author of Thinking Ethically in Business (Humanities Insights ebook, 2009). She looks forward to getting back to her work on the philosophy of Hannah Arendt.

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