Christopher Hauser, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor

Office: LSC 402A

Phone: 570-941-4808


Personal Website: Click Here

Chris joined the University of Scranton’s Philosophy Department in 2020, after receiving a PhD in Philosophy from Rutgers University. While at Rutgers, Chris served as Managing Editor for Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion, Managing Editor for Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, and Undergraduate Advisor for the Rutgers Philosophy Department. He has a BA in Philosophy and History from Dartmouth College.

Chris’s scholarly work engages topics in philosophy of religion, metaphysics, ancient philosophy, and medieval philosophy. He has published two articles (“On Being Human and Divine: The Coherence of the Incarnation” and “Aquinas on Persons, Psychological Subjects, and the Coherence of the Incarnation”) in Faith and Philosophy (a leading journal in philosophy of religion), as well as an article on Aristotle’s philosophy of science and metaphysics (“Aristotle’s Explanationist Epistemology of Essence”) in Metaphysics. Chris has also recently contributed a book chapter (“Persons, Souls and Life After Death”) to the edited volume Neo-Aristotelian Metaphysics and the Theology of Nature (Routledge, 2022).

At Scranton, Chris has taught PHIL 435J (Philosophy of Self & Other), PHIL 220 (Ancient Philosophy), PHIL 229 (Philosophy of Religion), PHIL 121X (Faith and Reason), and PHIL 120 (Introduction to Philosophy). He has also advised Honors Tutorials in Metaphysics, Free Will and Science, and Philosophy of Time. Chris enjoys working one-on-one with students and would be very happy to meet with any students interested in talking with him further