Dr. Laura Bernhardt

Deans Fellow and Honors Program Coordinator

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion

B.A., Knox College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana

Dr. Bernhardt's main research interests include Kant's ethics and religion, the history of 18th and 19th Century philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and aesthetics (especially the philosophy of popular culture and the philosophy of music). She is currently working on a textbook for students of applied ethics. She is the coordinator of the new Buena Vista University Honors Program, and an active participant in the Gender and Women's Studies Program.