Stephan Blatti is the Associate Director of the Honors College and Affiliate Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland. He oversees faculty affairs and academic programming for the College.
Before moving to Maryland, Blatti was Chair and Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. There he also served as Director of the Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities and Editor of the Southern Journal of Philosophy. Before that, he held appointments at Duke University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Blatti’s primary area of research is metaphysics—specifically, the problem of personal identity—though his work extends to related topics in philosophical psychology, in philosophy of biology, and at the intersection of metaphysics and ethics. His work has been supported through numerous grants and fellowships, including from the Royal Institute of Philosophy, the Animals & Society Institute, and the Templeton Foundation.
Blatti received his D.Phil and B.Phil from Oxford University and his BA from The Ohio State University.
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