Curriculum Vitae

Robert Boyce Brandom


Addresses

Office

Philosophy Department
1001E Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 U.S.A.
 

Home

1118 King Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1437 U.S.A
 

Telephone

Office: 412-624-5776
Fax: 412-624-5377
Home: 412-661-6190
 

Email

rbrandom@pitt.edu
 

Web

http://www.pitt.edu/~rbrandom
 

Personal Data

U. S. Citizen, born March 13, 1950.

Married to Barbara Wendeborn Brandom, M.D. (Pediatric Anesthesiologist- Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh; Professor of Anesthesiology- University of Pittsburgh; Director, North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry)

Two sons (Eric, b. 1980, Russell, b. 1982).


Education

Ph.D. Philosophy: 1977, Princeton University

Thesis: Practice and Object
Director: Richard Rorty

Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellow, Princeton, 1975-76

Whiting Fellow, 1974-76


B.A. 1972, Yale University

Summa cum laude
Honors with Exceptional Distinction, Philosophy

Phi Beta Kappa, 1971


Languages

English: Native Speaker
German: Reading
French: Reading
Pascal, Prolog, Lisp, Logo, Basic, HTML


Academic Positions

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy (University of Pittsburgh, 2007-present)
Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy (University of Pittsburgh, 1998-2007)
Fellow, Center for the Philosophy of Science (University of Pittsburgh, 1977-present)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2000-present)
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford University 2002-2003)
Professor, Philosophy Department (University of Pittsburgh, 1991-1998)
Associate Professor, Philosophy Department (University of Pittsburgh, 1981-1990)
Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department (University of Pittsburgh, 1976-1981)


Departmental and University Service

Chairman, Philosophy Department, 1993-1997
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Council, 1995-96
Chair, FAS Humanities Council, 1995-96
Director of Graduate Studies, Philosophy Department, 1989-1993
Graduate Placement Officer, Philosophy Department, 1978-80, 1982, 1984-86
Vice Chairman, Philosophy Department, 1981-83
College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Review Committee, Humanities, 1988-90
Academic Integrity Review Board 1986-87
Senate Computer Usage Committee 1984-86
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Tenure Council 1982-83, 1989-90
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Faculty Grants Committee, 1977-81


Dissertations Directed

Lynne Tirrell, Ph.D. 1986
Douglas Butler, Ph.D. 1988
Mark Lance, Ph.D. 1988
Marc Lange, Ph.D. 1990
Irad Kimhi, Ph.D. 1993
Henry Jackman, Ph.D. 1996
Mark McCullagh, Ph.D. 1997
Katarzyna Paprzycka, Ph.D. 1997
David Beisecker, Ph.D. 1999
John MacFarlane, Ph.D. 2000
Douglas Patterson, Ph.D. 2000
Janice Dowell, Ph.D. 2002
Kevin Scharp, Ph.D. 2005
Herb Wilson, Ph.D.
Andrea Rieber, Ph.D.
Jack Fortune, Ph.D.
Kris Duda, Ph. D.
Greg Strom, Ph. D.


Dissertation Committee Service

Gallagher, Neil. (3/78)
Massey, Barbara (3/79)
Blackburn, Thomas (4/79)
Edelberg, Walter (5/79)
Dau, Paolo (6/80)
Brower, Bruce (4/81)
Brown, M.B. (6/81)
Krall, Catherine (5/82)
Morris, Michael (7/82)
Gauker, Christopher (11/82)
Horty, John (6/83)
Knezevich, Lilly (7/83)
Kremer, Michael (11/83)
Zipursky, Benjamin (3/85)
Hurley, Paul (4/86)
Macbeth, Danielle (11/86)
Williams, Christopher (5/87)
Blattner, William (5/87)
Moore, James (11/87)
Carey, David (12/87)
Van Gelder, Timothy (10/88)
Worley, Sara (2/89)
Finkelstein, David (2/89)
Witherspoon, Edward (10/89)
Vogler, Candace (2/90)
Vasiliou, Iakovos (5/90)
Antonelli, Aldo (5/90)
Green, Mitchell (5/90)
Berry, Tom (8/93)
Helm, Bennett (3/95)
Tenenbaum, Sergio (9/95)
Kremer, Philip (6/94)
Gunnarsson, Logi (9/95)
Xu, Ming (2/96)
Gal, Ofer (HPS - 5/96)
Roberts, John (10/99)
Cohen, Zvi (10/99)
Sterrett, Susan (11/99)
Nagel, Jennifer (4/00)
Pruss, Alexander (4/01)
Tumulty, Maura (4/02)
Shapiro, Lionel (4/04)
Boyle, Matthew (8/05)
Keränen, Jukka (9/05)
Puryear, Stephen (12/05)
Schellenberg, Susanna (9/06)
Begby, Endre (admitted to candidacy 10/05)
Kishida, Kohei (admitted to candidacy 4/07)
Ian Blecher (admitted to candidacy 9/07)
Joshua Stuchlik (admitted to candidacy 12/07)
Alexandra Newton (admitted to candidacy 12/07)
Alp Aker (admitted to candidacy 4/08)


Professional Service

Positions and Committees:

Eastern Division Representative, American Philosophical Association, 2004-7
Executive Committee, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division, 2001-2003
Referee, National Humanities Center, 2000.
Site Visitor, Wayne State University Philosophy Department, 2000
Referee, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Program, 1998, 1999.
Chair, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Program Committee 1996-7
American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Program Committee 1995-97
Site Visitor, University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee Philosophy Department, 1996

Editorial Board:

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 1995-
Jahrbuch des Deutscher Idealismus 2001-
Philosophiques 2000-
Philosophers' Imprint 2000-

Manuscript Referee:

Harvard University Press
Princeton University Press
Cambridge University Press
Oxford University Press
Cornell University Press
Pennsylvania State University Press
University of Pittsburgh Press
Philosophical Review
Journal of Philosophy
Nous
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
Journal of Philosophical Logic
Synthese
American Philosophical Quarterly
Philosophy of Science
Journal of the History of Philosophy
Journal of the History and Philosophy of Logic
Journal of Philosophical Research
Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic
Nature and System
Philosophical Studies

Tenure and Promotions Referee for:

Cornell University
Dartmouth
Johns Hopkins University
Harvard University
M.I.T.
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Princeton University
State University of New York/Stony Brook
Tulane University
University of California/Berkeley
University of California/Irvine
University of California/San Diego
University of Chicago
University of Chicago--English
University of Illinois/Chicago Circle
University of New Hampshire
University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill
University of Pennsylvania
University of Syracuse
University of Texas/Austin
University of Toronto
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt University
Wesleyan University
Yale University