Author Profile

Eric Weber | Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, University of Kentucky

Current Position and Past Experience
Eric Weber is currently an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky. He is also a Contributing Columnist for The Clarion Ledger of Jackson, MS. In 2015, he began writing for The Prindle Post. Previously, Weber was assistant and then associate professor of Public Policy Leadership and affiliated faculty member in the School of Law and in the department of Philosophy at the University of Mississippi.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Weber holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Southern Illinois University, a Master of Arts in Philosophy from Ohio University, and a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy and Communication Studies from Vanderbilt University.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Weber has served as Executive Director and as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). From 2011 to 2014, he served as Chair of the American Philosophical Association’s Committee on Public Philosophy. Since 2013, he has been a member of the Advisory Board for the Public Philosophy Network and chaired the Program Committee for the group’s 2015 conference. He also chaired the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy’s Committee on Public Philosophy from 2013-2017.
Eric Weber | Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, University of Kentucky