Humanities @ Michigan Tech

HUMANITIES at Michigan Tech engages in teaching and research across language, culture, and technology. Our scope is international, our approach interdisciplinary. We work at the intersections of communication, composition, literature, modern languages, philosophy, rhetoric, visual studies, linguistics, gender studies, and technical communication. Emerging areas of emphasis include media, global studies, and diversity. In learning and scholarship, students and faculty work to cultivate the whole human being. We help students develop the communicative, analytic, and cultural knowledge to thrive in all aspects of their future lives.

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Dieter Adolphs

Dieter Wolfgang Adolphs

PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

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(906) 487-3231
dadolph@mtu.edu

Associate Professor of German Language and Literature, Humanities

Dr. Dieter Wolfgang Adolphs' work examines German and Austrian literature since 1880, critical theory, and the Frankfurt School. His literary research focuses on Thomas Mann, the Austrian playwright Hermann Bahr, and exile studies. His interests in theoretical issues include intercultural communication, the reception of literature, and the philosophical discourse of . . .

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Alexandra Morrison

PhD (Philosophy) University of Guelph

Contact

(906) 487-2612
lamorris@mtu.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Humanities

Dr. Alexandra Morrison’s research interests include 20th Century Continental Philosophy (especially the phenomenological and existential traditions) and Feminist Philosophy. Her doctoral dissertation dealt with questions of selfhood, alterity and community in Martin Heidegger’s Being and Time. Since finishing her doctorate Morrison’s interest in the relationship between self, community and language has . . .

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Scott Marratto

Scott Marratto

PhD, University of Guelph

Contact

(906) 487-2613
smarratt@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Humanities

Scott Marratto is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Michigan Technological University. His research interests include: twentieth century continental philosophy, especially phenomenology; the history of philosophy, especially ancient Greek thought and German Idealism; philosophical issues in science and technology. He is co-author (with Lawrence E. Schmidt) of The End of . . .