Philosophy | Education
When Anne Russell Mayeaux was 15, she learned about the life of Socrates from her professor of ancient history, inspiring a long career in the fields of philosophy and education. She started out pursing her interests at St. Xavier University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1965. Dr. Mayeaux furthered her education in 1975, when she obtained a PhD from Emory University. She proceeded to become a postdoctoral fellow and adjunct faculty at the Candler School of Theology in Atlanta before officially embarking on her career.
Well-versed in theology and religious teachings, Dr. Mayeaux has held a variety of positions during her time as an educator. She has provided her knowledge to students at Hinds Community College in Jackson, Miss., where she is presently an adjunct faculty member, and to students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Madison, Miss., where she is presently the chairman of the theology department. She has also lent her services to her roles as a researcher at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, an associate professor at Siena Heights University, the president of the Aquinas Center of Theology at Emory University, a visiting scholar in ethics and society at Harvard Divinity School, and as executive director of the Georgia Endowment for the Humanities.
Philosophy | EDUCATION
Specializing in early modern philosophy, philosophical rhetoric, and the history and philosophy of math and science, Dr. Emily Rolfe Grosholz has thrived as an educator, poet and philosopher. She began her journey at the University of Chicago, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in ideas and methods in 1972, and continued on with a PhD in philosophy from Yale University in 1978.
Dr. Grosholz is presently utilizing her extensive knowledge as a liberal arts research professor of philosophy, African American studies, and English at Pennsylvania State University, where she has been since 2011. She has also been an associate professor at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh since 1992. Previously, Dr. Grosholz garnered experience as a senior foreign researcher at SPHERE/REHSEIS/CNRS University Paris 7, the largest governmental research organization in France, where she has also served as a visiting professor and scholar, and as a senior research fellow at the Institute of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include analytic philosophy, ethics, feminist philosophy, modern philosophy, the philosophy of race, and the philosophy of science.