Student & Faculty Research

The study of philosophy at LVC opens the world to an ethical analysis, the contemplation of its beauty, an inquiry into normative values and structures, and to reading, writing, and research that follows its curiosity wherever it leads and seeks to solve problems whenever possible.

Jarrod Goss, an LVC English and Philosophy double major, compiled an anthology for a research symposium

Jarrod Goss Compiles Anthology of Works by Homeless Peoples

Jarrod Goss '16 provides a different look at homelessness as part of undergraduate research symposium course.

Dr. Jeff Robbins and Dr. Noëlle Vahanian, professors in LVC’s Religion and Philosophy Department co-wrote a book

Married Professors in Religion and Philosophy Department Author New Book on Insurrection

Dr. Jeff Robbins and Dr. Noëlle Vahanian, professors in Lebanon Valley College’s Religion and Philosophy Department—and husband and wife—co-wrote An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics.

Student Awards

Mike Ardoline (Physics and Philosophy '10)

Mike was awarded best paper honors at the Raritan Valley Community College Philosophy Conference, in Fall 2009 for his paper "Multiple World's Theodicy," which was developed from a paper he wrote while enrolled in Encountering World Religions. 

Carissa Devine (Religion and Philosophy '09)

Carissa was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. The Fulbright Scholar Program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, a division of the United States State Department. Carissa worked with scholars at Pondicherry University in Tamil Nadu, India in her study of the utopian commune established on the ideals of the early 20th century Indian reformer Sri Aurobindo.