Dr. Chris W. Surprenant

Assistant Professor

Dr. Chris W. Surprenant Office: LA 387
Phone: (504) 280-6818
Email: csurpren@uno.edu

Chris Surprenant received his B.A. from Colby College and his Ph.D. from Boston University. His areas of specialization are History of Philosophy (Ancient and Early Modern, especially Kant), Moral Philosophy, and Political Philosophy.

He is the author of numerous articles in the history of philosophy, moral philosophy, and political philosophy; the co-editor of Kant and Education: Interpretations and Commentary (Routledge 2011); and the author of Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue (forthcoming from Routledge in 2014).

Dr. Surprenant is the director of the Alexis de Tocqueville Project on Law, Liberty, and Morality, which examines enduring questions in Western moral and political thought.

In 2012, he was recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the "Top 300 Professors" in the United States.