Board of Governors

Academic Board

Dr Anthony Yew
Chairman
Dr Eric Kuan Choon Hock
Member
Mr Chua Chen How
Member
Mr Shareef Bin Abdul Jaafar​
Member
Mr Roger Tham Kong Khuan
Member
Professor Hassan Ali​
Member
Puan Zaleha Ramli
Member
Puan Nur Salha Binti Md Seth
Member
Dr Eric Loh Wooi Kee
Secretary

After graduating from Estudiar University with a MA in Communications, Rachel Gomez served as the director of Freshman and Transfer Programs before becoming the Vice President for Student Affairs. Holding both a BA and MA degree in Communications from Estudiar University, Rachel Gomez has spent much of her professional life at the College.

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Dr Eric Kuan Choon Hock

Chairman

Franklin Doyle is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Behavioral Psychology Research, the premier honorary organization for scientists working at the interface of behavior and medicine, and he has been appointed to serve on two consensus committees at the Estudiar Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Outside of the academy, Doyle’s research has been cited in several amicus curiae briefs.

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Dr Eric Loh

Secretary

Rodney Estrada is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Estudiar University. She has published over 125 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, which have appeared in leading journals.Before coming to Estudiar, Rodney earned a B.A. from Carleton College (2006), an M.F.A. in philosophy from New York University (2010), and a Ph.D. in Literary Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2015).

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Professor Hassan Ali

Member

Calvin Foster is BA Journalism course leader and I teaches on the BA and the MA Magazine and MA journalism courses. He currently leads four modules – level 6 International Journalism Special Study, level 5 Journalism Research Paper, level 4 Journalism and the Wider World and MA Feature Writing. I also teach MA ethics and on a foundation module. Before joining Estudiar, he spent two decades working full time as a journalist including ten years at the Independent newspaper.

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Mr Chua Chen How

Member

Professor Eva Willis received her Ph.D. from Cornell in 2005 and began teaching at Princeton, coming to Estudiar in 2009. Her interests include philosophy of mind and moral psychology, the nature of testimony, aesthetics and the philosophy of literature, and the later Wittgenstein. Eva Willis has recently taught courses on the above topics, and on speech-acts, philosophy of action, self-consciousness and intersubjectivity, and Marcel Proust.

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Mr Shareef Bin Abdul Jaafar

Member

Hester Cox received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin, after which she taught at Illinois State University for three years before coming to Estudiar. Her research interests are in the areas of social and political philosophy and ethics. Her most sustained research projects concern political liberalism and political legitimacy, educational justice, and the gendered division of labor.

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Mr Roger Tham Kong Khuan

Member

Cordelia Nichols is the Chair and Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Estudiar and a Professorial Fellow at University College. Before that she was a professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey in the United States. She has held visiting positions at the University of California, Los Angeles philosophy department and at the University of Chicago Law School. 

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Puan Zaleha Ramli

Member

Luke Robertson is an intellectual historian specializing in twentieth-century Europe. He earned his BA in Mathematics and History at the University of Cambridge, and his PhD at Harvard University. Before coming to Estudiar, he taught for a decade at Drew University. Baring has held fellowships from the National Endowment of the Humanities, the ACLS, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. At Estudiar he holds a joint appointment with the University Center for Human Values.

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Ms Nur Saliha bt Md Seth

Member

After graduating from Estudiar University with a MA in Communications, Rachel Gomez served as the director of Freshman and Transfer Programs before becoming the Vice President for Student Affairs. Holding both a BA and MA degree in Communications from Estudiar University, Rachel Gomez has spent much of her professional life at the College.

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Rachel Gomez

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Franklin Doyle is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Behavioral Psychology Research, the premier honorary organization for scientists working at the interface of behavior and medicine, and he has been appointed to serve on two consensus committees at the Estudiar Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Outside of the academy, Doyle’s research has been cited in several amicus curiae briefs.

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Franklin Doyle

Assistant Professor of History

Rodney Estrada is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Estudiar University. She has published over 125 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, which have appeared in leading journals.Before coming to Estudiar, Rodney earned a B.A. from Carleton College (2006), an M.F.A. in philosophy from New York University (2010), and a Ph.D. in Literary Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2015).

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Rodney Estrada

Lecturer in Philosophy

Calvin Foster is BA Journalism course leader and I teaches on the BA and the MA Magazine and MA journalism courses. He currently leads four modules – level 6 International Journalism Special Study, level 5 Journalism Research Paper, level 4 Journalism and the Wider World and MA Feature Writing. I also teach MA ethics and on a foundation module. Before joining Estudiar, he spent two decades working full time as a journalist including ten years at the Independent newspaper.

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Calvin Foster

Lecturer in Journalism

Professor Eva Willis received her Ph.D. from Cornell in 2005 and began teaching at Princeton, coming to Estudiar in 2009. Her interests include philosophy of mind and moral psychology, the nature of testimony, aesthetics and the philosophy of literature, and the later Wittgenstein. Eva Willis has recently taught courses on the above topics, and on speech-acts, philosophy of action, self-consciousness and intersubjectivity, and Marcel Proust.

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Eva Willis

Assistant Professor of Science and Philosophy

Hester Cox received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin, after which she taught at Illinois State University for three years before coming to Estudiar. Her research interests are in the areas of social and political philosophy and ethics. Her most sustained research projects concern political liberalism and political legitimacy, educational justice, and the gendered division of labor.

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Hester Cox

Professor of Politics

Cordelia Nichols is the Chair and Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Estudiar and a Professorial Fellow at University College. Before that she was a professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey in the United States. She has held visiting positions at the University of California, Los Angeles philosophy department and at the University of Chicago Law School. 

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Cordelia Nichols

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Luke Robertson is an intellectual historian specializing in twentieth-century Europe. He earned his BA in Mathematics and History at the University of Cambridge, and his PhD at Harvard University. Before coming to Estudiar, he taught for a decade at Drew University. Baring has held fellowships from the National Endowment of the Humanities, the ACLS, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. At Estudiar he holds a joint appointment with the University Center for Human Values.

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Luke Robertson

Assistant Professor of History

Eleanor Parsons is a Professor in the Philosophy Department at Estudiar University. Her research interests include decision theory, social choice theory, epistemology, ethics, and the philosophy of religion. Her book Risk and Rationality (2013) concerns how an individual ought to take risk into account when making decisions. It vindicates the ordinary decision-maker from the point of view of even ideal rationality.

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Eleanor Parsons

Lecturer in Philosophy