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David Aiken

Professor of Philosophy

David Aiken is Professor of Philosophy at Gordon College. He received his doctorate at Boston College in 1990. His doctoral disssertation on Kierkegaard's concept of sin was directed by Professor Peter Kreeft, author of numerous works in the philosophy of religion. Before undertaking doctoral studies, Dr. Aiken studied music at the University of Maine (Orono) and theology at Gordon-Conwell Seminary. His philosophical interests were sparked ... more ➔

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Lauren Barthold

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Lauren Swayne Barthold joined the Department in 2005 as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. She received her Ph.D from the New School for Social Research in 2002, where she wrote her dissertation, under the supervision of Richard J. Bernstein, on Gadamer's conception of truth. She also holds an M.A. in Philosophy from Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, B.C.) and an M.C.S. from Regent College (Vancouver, B.C.). Previous teaching positions inc ... more ➔

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Ian DeWeese-Boyd

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ian DeWeese-Boyd majored in philosophy at the University of South Carolina. He next earned a Master of Arts with an emphasis in New Testament exegesis at Covenant Theological seminary. At Saint Louis University, where he earned his doctorate in 2001, he studied under Eleonore Stump, who directed his dissertation, Self-Deception and Moral Responsibility.  Ian joined the philosophy department at Gordon in 1999.  ... more ➔

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Mark Gedney

Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy Department Chair

Mark Gedney is Associate Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department. After receiving his Ph.D. on Hegel's social philosophy in 1995 from Boston University, Dr. Gedney lectured at both Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Boston University where he taught courses in ethics, the philosophy of the social sciences, and social and political philosophy. During this time, he also served as Associate Program Coordinator for the Twentieth Worl ... more ➔

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