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Teri Merrick, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, Department of Philosophy
Program Director, Philosophy
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 6072
Teri Merrick, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy and the chair of the Department of Theology and Philosophy. Her areas of interest include the history of early analytic philosophy, and history and philosophy of science. Besides tracking Kant’s influence on 19th-century German philosophy, Merrick is interested in keeping alive the Kantian project of reconciling contemporary scientific knowledge with moral and religious experience.


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
  • B.A., Philosophy, California State University, Fullerton


School of Theology

  • Department of Philosophy


  • History of Analytic Philosophy
  • Kantian Epistemology

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 220 – Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 320 – History of Early Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 325 – History of 19th and 20th Century Philosophy (formerly Contemporary Philosophy)