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Cordero, Alberto - Professor & Director of Graduate Studies at the Department.

Phone : (718) 997-5270
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Location : Powdermaker Hall 350-L
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Area(s) of expertise: Philosophy of the natural sciences; philosophical history of the natural science; scientific realism; quantum mechanics
Bio :

Professor of Philosophy at Queens College and the Doctoral Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center

--Ph.D.: University of Maryland (College Park) (Ph.D., Philosophy. -M.Phil.: University of Cambridge (Trinity College), Master of Philosophy (History & Philosophy of Science). M.Sc.: University of Oxford (Worcester College), Master of Science (Nuclear Physics). Lic. & BSc: Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, Lima, Licenciatura & B.Sc. (Physics and Mathematics). Honors -Doctor Honoris Causa, Universidad Nacional del Altiplano, Puno, Peru. August 2016 -Order Simón Bolivar of Colegio Emblemático de San Carlos, Puno (oldest high school in continuous function in the Peruvian Highlands, founded 1826). Puno, Peru, August 2016. -Doctor Honoris Causa, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru (oldest university in continuous function in the Americas (since 1548). -Doctor Honoris Causa, for services to philosophy, science and education. Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru, 2000. -Honorary Professor, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru. -Elected to visiting fellowships at All Souls College, Oxford; Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; Centre of Natural and Social Philosophy, London School of Economics; Wolfson College, Cambridge; The International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste; Harvard University (Dept. of Philosophy); Goethe & Internationes; Germany. -Keynote speaker at major international meetings, in particular: The IV Ibero-American Congress for the Philosophy of Science (Salamanca 2017); The XXIV World Congress of Philosophy (Athens 2014); International Congress on Science and Education (Como, Italy, 1999); The International Congress of Ontology (Spain, multiple invitations since 1996); The XX World Congress of Philosophy (Boston, 1998); Numerary Member of Academie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences, Brussels. John Simon Guggenheim Fellow (Philosophy, 1993-1994) Professional service: Chairman, Columbia University Seminar for the History & Philosophy of Science. 1990-1992.

Attachment :
Cordero- CV Aug 2017.pdf    


 Faculty Members

Burstein, Harvey: Lecturer in Philosophy, Assistant Chair
Cordero, Alberto: Professor & Director of Graduate Studies at the Department.
Donato, Antonio: Associate Professor
Doukhan, Abi: Associate Professor
Friedland, Lizandra: Adjunct Lecturer
Grover, Stephen: Department Chair
Kisilevsky, Sari: Associate Professor
Pace, Claudia: Lecturer
Shippee, Arthur : Adjunct Lecturer
Twomey, Rosemary: Assistant Professor
Ware, Jennifer: Adjunct Lecturer
Weiss, Yale: Adjunct Lecturer

 Staff Members

Hong, Meilian: CUNY Office Assistant
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