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Dr. Charity Anderson (Baylor)

Project Director

Charity Anderson is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University. Her research is in epistemology and philosophy of religion, with a focus on issues concerning fallibilism, evidence, epistemic modals, invariantism, and knowledge norms. She is currently engaged in research projects on the topics of wishful thinking, evidential uptake, and divine hiddenness.


Dr. John Hawthorne (USC)

Visiting Scholar

John Hawthorne is Professor of Philosophy at University of Southern California and Australian Catholic University. He is primarily known for his work in metaphysics and epistemology. He has also written on philosophy of language and philosophical logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and on Leibniz.

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Dr. Michael Rea (Notre Dame)

Visiting Scholar

Michael Rea is Rev. John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame, where he has taught since 2001. He is also a Professorial Fellow at the Logos Institute for Analytic & Exegetical Theology at the University of St. Andrews. His research focuses primarily on topics in philosophy of religion, analytic theology, metaphysics, and feminist philosophy. 

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Dr. Max Baker-Hytch (Oxford) 

Visiting Scholar

Max Baker-Hytch is Tutor in Philosophy at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University and a member of Oxford's Faculty of Philosophy. He received his doctorate in Philosophy from Oxford University in 2014, and subsequently went on to hold two postdoctoral research fellowships, one at Oxford (2014-15) and one at the University of Notre Dame (2015-16), before taking up his current position. His research interests lie mainly in analytic epistemology and the philosophy of religion, and he is currently writing on the problem of divine hiddenness.


Nicole Garcia (MIT)

Visiting Graduate Student (2019-2020)

Nicole Garcia is currently a graduate student in philosophy at MIT. Her primary research interests fall in the intersection of epistemology (traditional, formal, feminist), philosophy of religion, and value theory. Most recently she has been particularly interested in the mechanics of, and norms (epistemic and moral) associated with,  positioning someone to believe or know something, and how such matters impact how we respond to the problem of Divine Hiddenness. 

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Austin McCoy (Baylor)

Project Administrator

Austin McCoy is currently a graduate student in philosophy at Baylor. His primary philosophical interests include metaethics, moral psychology, and theism. For example, he is interested in normativity, moral agency/responsibility, value, and their relation to God. His broader interests are in epistemology, philosophy of mind, and analytic theology - especially where they intersect with his primary interests.


  • ​Matthew Benton (SPU) 

  • Laura Callahan (Notre Dame) 

  • Nick Colgrove (Wake Forest) 

  • Yoaav Isaacs (Baylor)

  • Brian Leftow (Rutgers)

  • Meghan Page (Loyola) 

  • Alex Pruss (Baylor) 

  • Jeff Russell (USC) 

  • Greta Turnbull (Gonzaga) 


  • Harrison Lee

  • Caroline Paddock

  • Michael Willenborg

  • Nathan Mueller

  • Nicholas Colgrove

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