Dr. Elizabeth Palmer was granted her PhD in Philosophy with a minor in Linguistics from Indiana University. She has taught courses at Indiana University, Santa Fe College, and the University of Florida. She has over 13 years of teaching experience and has taught introductory courses in philosophy as well as courses in epistemology and ethics. She loves teaching; her primary objective is to help students refine their critical thinking skills to ensure their ability to think carefully and to develop well-supported positions, skills which apply regardless of the topic or subject matter. Her role in IA is to teach Conduct, Change, and Consequences, which is designed to familiarize students with some of the major ethical theories, with ethical issues surrounding innovation, and with some of the psychological obstacles to acting ethically in the hopes that this will help students anticipate and navigate ethical issues that arise in the course of their lives. Outside of philosophy and teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and traveling.
Professor, Department of Philosophy