Chad A. Brockman

Chad A. Brockman

Dr. Brockman has taught dozens of courses, both face-to-face and online, since starting graduate school in 1999.  His research interests and teaching experience extend to all areas of Philosophy—Ancient and Modern Philosophy; Ethics; Philosophy of Mind; Logic and Reasoning; Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy; and Philosophy of Education.

Throughout high school and college he was a competitive policy debater, and has coached and judged policy debate.  He still likes to read about current political events and, when the occasion arises, to argue about them.

Professional Experience

  • Online Instructor, Philosophy, Columbia Southern University (7/2017-Present)
  • Online Instructor, Philosophy, Community Colleges of Colorado Online


  •  Litigation Paralegal, Jackson Lewis, P.C. (12/2016-01/2017); Bachus & Schanker, LLC (12/2015-10/2016; Klafter, Olsen, & Lesser (03/2015-08/2015)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Brooklyn College/CUNY (01/2010-05/2013


Education & Professional Certifications

  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009
  • M.A., PHilosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Kansas, 1998

Scholarly Activity

  •  Article: The Elements of Emotion, forthcoming in Philosophical Psychology, published  online  12/04/2017
  •  Ongoing research on issues in the Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, as well as Ethics and theories of value.