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Mr. Dexter Christian

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Title: Part Time Faculty
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Office: UC400 Bldg 285, Cumming
Areas of Expertise: History of philosophy, ethics, logic, social/political philosophy

Overview

Mr. Christian has taught ethics and philosophy, both online and onsite college courses, for over twenty-five years. He
also has business experience, and worked for a large insurance company for a decade as an administrator.

His training in philosophy, history, and humanities plus his business experience gives him a unique perspective combining the theoretical with the practical and the ideal with the real.

Courses Taught

  • Ethics from a Global Perspective
  • Principles of Ethics
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Logic & Critical Thinking
  • Business Law
  • Business Ethics
  • Professional Ethics
  • Critical Analysis & Decision-making
  • Global History
  • History of American Environmental Movements
  • Technology, Society & Culture

Education

  • Candidate for Ph.D., History of Philosophy/Ethics/Political Philosophy, Emory University, 1987
  • M.A., Philosophy of Science and Logic, Georgia State University, 1977
  • B.A., Philosophy and Political Science, Georgia State University, 1974

Research/Special Interests

  • Enlightenment political philosophy
  • American pragmatism
  • Philosophy of science and technology
  • Eastern thought
  • Business ethics
  • Criminal justice
  • Ancient and modern history

Exhibitions

Presentations

“Integrative Learning Through Liberal Education: A Presentation at the DeVry University Faculty Symposium” Chicago, Illinois. 2012.

“Martin Heidegger’s Meditations on Technology,” Annual Meeting of The Humanities and Technology Association, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 2001

Work Experience

Part time Philosophy Faculty, History, Anthropology & Philosophy Department, UNG. (2015- P)

Program Chair, Humanities, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, DeVry University. (2008-15)

Adjunct Philosophy Instructor, Humanities Department, Georgia Perimeter College (1992-2014)

Adjunct Instructor, School of Adult & Professional Programs, Shorter University (1997-2014)

Insurance Administrator, Legal Claims Division, Travelers Insurance Company (1986-1994)

Personal Information

Mr. Christian lives with his wife and two daughters (ages 17 and 11) on a nine-acre farm in north Georgia. They enjoy horseback riding and hiking mountain trails as well as their pool in summer and farm work year-round.

Currently, they are building a mini barn for their three donkeys. THey also have three egg-laying hens, a Burmese Mountain Dog (BMD), and a Russian Blue cat.

He and his wife manage four rental properties in the Atlanta area.

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