German Department Faculty & Staff
German Affiliated Faculty Members
Assistant Professor of ReligionOlin Hall 147509-526-4742
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Paul Garrett FellowOlin Hall 193(509) 527-5243
B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.
Patrick R. Frierson is Associate Professor and Department Chair in Philosophy. He teaches courses in the history of philosophy, ethics (including environmental ethics), philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of science.
Associate Professor of PhilosophyOlin Hall 258(509) 522-4388
B.A., Whitman College; M.A., Ph.D., DePaul University
Julia A. Ireland is Associate Professor of Philosophy and specializes in European philosophy, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century German philosophy, comparative literature, and Ancient Greek philosophy. She teaches seminars on Heidegger, Hannah Arendt, Rilke, and architecture, and is also a committed first-year Encounters instructor.