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Kevin Kennedy

Associate Professor
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, 1990
  • M.A., Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, 1985
  • B.A., Philosophy, LeMoyne College, 1980


  • Metaphysics
  • American philosophy
  • Pragmatism
  • Marxism

Kevin Kennedy has been a member of the Philosophy Department since 1990, serving as Assistant Chair since 2007. Dr. Kennedy has also been the Director of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program at St. John’s and Councilor of the Metaphysical Society of America. He has published several anthologies on the history of metaphysics and authored articles and reviews in The Review of MetaphysicsThe Journal of Speculative Philosophy, and Reason Papers and in several books. He has also received a Faculty Recognition Award for his support of the St. John’s Stagecraft Course and Internships with the award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company, where he is the Managing Director.