Dennis McEnnerney
In Paris
Pikes Peak from Red Rocks
Philosophy Graduation
Rafting Royal Gorge
Whale Watching in Quebec
Newberry Library Class
Pond at Red Rocks
At Santa Fe Museum
Class at the Canadian Capitol
At Rocky Mountain National Park
Cold with Christine
Class at Rideau House


Adjunct Associate Professor of Philosophy
Advisor, Honor Council


  • Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley (1995)
  • M.A., U.C. Berkeley (1983)
  • A.B., Stanford University (1980)

Research Areas:

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy and History of Resistance
  • Critical Theory
  • Personal Identity and Identity Politics

Teaching Areas:

  • History of Social & Political Philosophy
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Politics of Identity
  • Freedom and Authority
  • Western Civilization
  • History and Culture of Quebec
  • History and Philosophy of Education


Blocks 2-7, 2013-14: PH 456
Senior Colloquium
An extended-format course focusing on Philosophy Colloquium Series speakers. With Marion Hourdequin.

Block 2, 2013-14: PH 203
French Philosophy in Context
French philosophy, 1930-present. Taught in Paris! With Jonathan Lee. Click HERE for more information.
Block 4, 2013-14: PH 243
Philosophy and Politics of Identity
A study of changes philosophical conceptions of identity and identity politics in the last 40 years.
Block 7, 2013-14: PH 203
Pragmatism, Progressivism
Early 20th-century US responses to change & diversity. Taught in Chicago! Click HERE for more.