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Education
B.A., Yale University, 1961
M.A., Northwestern University, 1964
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1967 (thesis: “Poetry and Ontology”)

Academic Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Magna cum Laude, Yale University, 1961

Fellowships Awarded
Carnegie Teaching Fellowship, Yale University, 1961-62
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Northwestern, 1962-63
Fulbright Fellowship (and renewal), Paris, France, 1964-66
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship, Northwestern, 1966-67
Morse Fellowship, Yale, 1972-73
ACLS, Senior Humanities Fellowship, fall, 1978
NEH, Senior Fellowship, 1987-88
Rockefeller Fellowship in Narrative Studies, Center for Humanities, Wesleyan University, spring, 1990

Teaching Positions
Instructor, Northwestern University, 1966-67
Assistant Professor, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1967-68
Assistant Professor, Yale University, 1968-75
Associate Professor, Yale University, 1975-77
Associate Professor (with tenure), SUNY at Stony Brook, 1977-79
Professsor, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1979-99
Leading Professor, 2000 –2004
Distinguished Professor, 2004 -

Other Appointments
Chairperson of department, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1982-84; fall, 1992; spring, 1994; fall, 1994; spring, 2001
Visiting Professor, Yale, fall, l984; fall, 1988; spring, 1992; fall, 1995
Visiting Professor, Rutgers University, fall, 1986
Werner Marx Visiting Professor, New School for Social Research, spring, 1991; Visiting Professor, spring, 1994; spring, 2001; spring, 2003; fall, 2003; fall, 2004; fall, 2006
Visiting Professor, Emory University, spring, 1993
Visiting Professor, Amherst College, spring, 1995
Visiting Professor, Williams College, spring, 2001
Alfred Schutz Memorial Lecturer, SUNY Binghamton, spring, 1995
Distinguished Visitor Lecturer, Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2004-8

Areas of Specialization
Continental Philosophy (twentieth century, German and French; phenomenology, structuralism, poststructuralism)
Philosophical Psychology (with an emphasis on psychoanalysis)
Philosophy of Mind (stressing issues in cognition and perception)
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, including Philosophy of Literature, Landscape  Painting  (esp. in relation to mapping)

Areas of Competence
History of Philosophy (esp. Plato, Aristotle; early modern thought; Kant; nineteenth century)
Issues of Time, Place, and Space
Philosophy of Perception
Philosophical Issues in Anthropology

Offices in Professional Organizations
President, American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, 2009-10
APA, Executive Committee (1985-87; 2000-03);
APA, Nominating Committee (1996-8); Committee on Lectures and APA, Publications (1987-90);
APA, Program Committee (1981-82)
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy:  Executive Co-Secretary (with David Carr), 1970-73; member of the Executive Committee (1979-80);
Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology: International Board
Society for Phenomenology and Psychiatry: founding member

Member of Professional Societies
American Philosophical Association
American Society for Aesthetics
the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
the Merleau-Ponty Circle
International Association for the Study of the Environment

Member of Editorial Boards (selected group)
Studies in Continental Thought (Indiana University Press)
Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Northwestern University Press)
Philosophy and Geography (book series; Rowman & Littlefield)
Contemporary Studies in Philosophy and the Human Sciences (Humanities Press)
Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (Martinus Nijhoff)
Human Studies: A Journal for Philosophy and the Social Sciences
Continental Philosophy (Routledge)
Symploké: Studies in Contemporary Italian Thought

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