Department Chair:
Cynthia Chapman

Administrative Assistant:
Brenda Hall

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8866
Fax: (440) 775-6910

Rice Hall 316
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Joyce Babyak

Joyce Babyak

Senior Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information


Cox Administration Building 101
(440) 775-8410

Joyce Babyak

Joyce Babyak

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, College Holy Cross
  • Master of Arts, Yale University
  • Master of Philosophy, Yale University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University

Selected Publications

  • "Finite, Contingent, and Free: A New Ethic of Acceptance." Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2003
  • "The Contingency of Solidarity: A Pragmatic Critique of Richard Rorty's Philosophy" in Horizons, 28, 1 (Spring 2001).
  • "Seeing through the Fog: Love and Injustice in Bleak House," Journal of Religious Ethics, 31, 1 (Spring 2003)