Contact and Advising Information

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Contact Information

Philosophy Department  503-725-3524

Alex Sager, Chair  503-725-9893

Noah Sharpsteen, Department Manager  503-725-3565

1900 SW 4th Ave.
Fourth Avenue Building, Suite 175
Portland, OR 97201

Academic Advising in the Department of Philosophy is done by Dr. Alex Sager, the Chair of the Department, and Noah Sharpsteen, the Department Manager. Please contact Alex or Noah if you have any questions or concerns.

Alex Sager, Chair  503-725-9893
Noah Sharpsteen, Department Manager  503-725-3565
Martha Dyson, Pathway Advisor
Jon Rousseau, Pathway Advisor

Check out this Advising Video for more information about the Department and our services.

Click here for our 2020-2021 Program Guide. It contains our Major, Minor, and Honors Requirements, our schedule of classes for the 2020-2021 Academic Year, bios and representative courses of our core faculty, and course descriptions.

The Philosophy Major is part of the Language, Culture, and Meaning Pathway. Students in this pathway are assigned to a general advisor based on the last 2 digits of the PSU ID number. For general advising questions, email To make an appointment with an advisor, visit the Language, Culture, and Meaning Pathway website.