John Rudisill

John Rudisill

Associate Professor - Department Chair

Department/Affiliation: Philosophy, Pre-Law Program
Phone: 330-263-2353
Office Address: Scovel Hall, room 201


  • B.A., Coe 1991
  • Ph.D., Iowa 2001

Courses Taught

  • Political Philosophy
  • Ethical Theory
  • Junior Independent Study Seminar
  • Existentialism
  • Art, Love and Beauty
  • Ethics, Justice and Society


Research Interests

Rudisill specializes in social and political philosophy and theoretical ethics. Additional teaching interests include the philosophy of race and gender, philosophy and literature, and the history of modern philosophy. His current research focuses on the problem of political legitimacy and justification in an increasingly multicultural and globalized world and a critical analysis of various alternatives to liberalism.