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Ian Dunkle

Dr. Ian Dunkle

Assistant Professor


Ian Dunkle earned his doctorate at Boston University and has been at Southern Miss since 2021. His research focuses on understanding Health and Wellbeing. He writes both for 19th-Century scholars and contemporary ethicists. He also has interests in Philosophy of Disability, Aesthetics, and Moral Psychology.

Besides being Assistant Professor of Philosophy, he is Advisory Board & Affiliate Faculty at Center For Ethics and Health Humanities; Affiliate Faculty in the Disability Studies Program; and Affiliate Faculty in the Health Humanities Program. He is also currently Book Reviews Editor for The Journal of Nietzsche Studies.

At Southern Miss, he regularly teaches on Bioethics, the Good Life, and 19th- and 20th-Century European Philosophy.

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  • PHD - Boston University (2018)
  • MA - Georgia State University (2010)
  • BA - Lee University (2007)

Aesthetics, Film, and the Paradox of Good-Bad Art (Honors Seminar)
Healthcare Ethics (PHI 452/552)
Existentialism (PHI 450/550)
Philosophy of Disability (Interdisciplinary)
Critical Thinking (PHI 351)
Ethics & Good Living (PHI 171)

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Areas of Expertise

Ethics, 19th-Century Philosophy, Philosophy of Medicine