The main office of the Philosophy Department is in Stuart Hall, 202 in the Main Quad of the campus of the University of Chicago. The office is open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. During those times, you will find at least one member of our staff on hand and available to be of assistance to you.
The Staff of the Philosophy Department consists of two persons: the Department Admininstrator, Valerie Wallace, and Amy Schulz, the Department Assistant. They are jointly responsible for the smooth functioning of the Department at all times. The Department Administrator primarily takes care of the larger scale aspects of running the Department, while the Department Assistant primarily takes care of the day-to-day tasks required to make sure that the Department runs as it should. Their respective responsiblities are described more precisely below. They are both available to answer any questions you might have and to help direct you to specific members of the faculty and/or graduate student body who might be able to help you with any special concerns which you have.
Valerie Wallace is the Department Administrator. She works with the department's graduate affairs, financial administration, website, event planning, faculty and visitor searches, promotions, and supports visiting faculty and guest lecturers. Valerie is also an award winning poet, and editor with RHINO Magazine. She has been published in many literary magazines and leads creative writing workshops throughout the city.
office: Stuart 202
office phone: 773/795-3923
Amy Schulz manages the day to day operation of the office, processes admissions and faculty search files, plans department events, schedules courses, manages the department list-hosts, and is Professor Arnold Davidson's department contact.
office: Stuart 202
office phone: 773/702-8513
Arnold Davidson email: firstname.lastname@example.org