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Joseph Cronin, PhD

Antioch University Online

Educational History

Dr. Joseph Cronin holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Williams College, a master’s in Philosophy and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Cincinnati.

He has published two books: Foucault’s Antihumanist Historiography and Returning Questions: A Dialogical Introduction to Philosophy.

He served as the chair of the Humanities Division at Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky, where he taught for 10 years. He also served as the associate dean for the School of Liberal Studies at Antioch University Midwest in Yellow Springs for 10 years.
He is the founder and former director of Antioch University Midwest’s Writing Center. He serves on the board of the Antioch Writer’s Workshop, and is a board director of the Ohio Alliance for People and Environment.

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Courses Taught

Dr. Cronin has taught a variety of courses related to sustainability, including Environmental Ethics, Social Ethics, Business Ethics, the Philosophy of Nature, and Global Ecology and Public Policy. He also teaches courses in writing, Aesthetics, and Literary Theory.

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