September 5, 2023
Philosophy Professor Barrett Emerick published an article with coauthors Katie Stockdale and Audrey Yap in Feminist Philosophy Quarterly. The paper is titled "Weapon and Shield: Apologies and the Duty to be Vulnerable" and explores some of the ways in which apologies can be used against people. It… Find Out More
July 24, 2023
Associate Professor of Philosophy Barrett Emerick recently began his term as president of the North American Society for Social Philosophy, an important academic association that has played a significant role in influencing the practice of contemporary social and political philosophy in the Western… Find Out More
July 12, 2021
On July 2, St. Mary’s College of Maryland held its annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, which provides students opportunities to engage deeply in independent research, laboratory, and creative work across disciplines, under the guidance and with the expertise of… Find Out More
June 16, 2021
Associate Professor of Philosophy Barrett Emerick coedited (with Professor Shannon Dea, University of Regina) an issue of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal on the theme of academic freedom and free speech. Emerick also published an article in the issue called “The Limits of the Rights to Free… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting from Monday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 24, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus.


From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with… Find Out More
May 31, 2019
Barrett Emerick, associate professor of philosophy, recently published “The Violence of Silencing” in the book "Pacifism, Politics, and Feminism: Intersections and Innovations," a peer-reviewed collection edited by Jennifer Kling.
In his chapter, Emerick explores and develops the concept of… Find Out More
September 19, 2018
On September 15, St. Mary’s College Associate Professor of Philosophy Michael Taber presented “What Do Magnets, Souls and Blood Have in Common? Early Greek Accounts of Nature” at Salisbury University during its new Philosophy Saturdays series.


Taber spoke about the linkages between the… Find Out More
April 17, 2018
St. Mary’s College student Gina Gaebl ’19, majoring in philosophy, won the "Best Undergraduate Paper" at the 2018 Great Lakes Philosophy Conference, held April 6-8, at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Mich. The conference was open to undergraduates, graduate students, and professional… Find Out More