John D. Draeger
Campus Address: Bishop Hall 227
Bio: Dr. Draeger joined the faculty at Buffalo State College in Fall 2005 after spending one year at Weber State University in Utah. His research focuses on the importance of moral attitudes, such as respect, love, concerns for others. He is currently working on a large project in which he is exploring the nature of respect for persons.
Dr. Draeger teaches courses in ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. He is also the primary advisor for humanities majors and Coordinator for the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL).
Ph.D. (Philosophy): Syracuse University, 2004
Double B.A. (Philosophy and Religious Studies): Indiana University, 1994
Areas of Interests:
Ethics, Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Law
''Are Students Academically Adrift?'' International Commons, 7 (1) (2012): 3-4.
''Gay Rights: A Question of Fairness'' Philosophy Now, 87 (2011): 22-23.
''Which Way to SoTL Utopia'' co-authored with Linda Price (Open University, UK), International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, volume 5, 2011.
''What Peeping Tom Did Wrong'' in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 14 (1) (2011):41-49.
''Can Girls Go Wild with Self-Respect?'' in College, Sex, and Philosophy, eds. Michael Bruce and Robert Stewart (Blackwell, 2010).
"Must We Care about Racial Injustice?" Journal of Social Philosophy 39 (2008): 62-76.
"Should Vampires be held Accountable for their Bloodthirsty Behavior?" in Philosophy and The Undead: Chicken Soup for the Soulless, eds. Richard Greene and Silem Mohammad (Open Court Press, 2006).
Work in Progress:
"Do You Still Love Me?"
"Be Nice? I Don’t Even Like Him!"
"Calming the Anxious Student"
"Respect Thy Neighbor" presented to the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association, (December 2008).
"Calming the Anxious Student" presented to the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, (October, 2008)
"Be Nice? I Don’t Even Like Him!" presented to the American Section of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, (September, 2008).
"What Peeping Tom Did Wrong" presented to D’Youville College (November, 2007) and Ryerson University (October, 2007)