Dr. Shannon Kincaid
Dr. Shannon Kincaid
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Queensborough Community College
The City University of New York
Department of Social Sciences
222-05, 56th Avenue
Medical Arts M104
Bayside, NY 11364
Office Hours (M406):
8:45-9:00, Monday thru Thursday
12:00-1:00, Tuesday and Thursday
Feel free to contact me to schedule an appointment outside my regular office hours.
Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1999
Dissertation: Democracy and Culture
Chair: Dr. Peter Hare
B.A, State University of New York, College at Cortland, 1999 (summa cum laude).
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. John Ryder
Areas of Specialization and Competence:
Moral Philosophy, American Philosophy, Pedagogy, Urban Ecology, the History of Western Philosophy, Asian Philosophy.
- Queensborough/ CUNY, Fall 2008 to Present, Associate Professor
- Associate Professor, Fall 2003 to Fall 2008, Assistant Professor
- Laboratory Institute of Merchandising, Fall 2002-Summer 2003, Adjunct Assistant Professor
- Brooklyn College/ CUNY, 1999-2002, Substitute Assistant professor
- Concordia College, Spring 1999, Adjunct Assistant Professor
- SUNY at Brockport, Fall 1998, Adjunct Lecturer
- SUNY at Buffalo, 1995-1999, Instructor of Record
Courses Taught: Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Business Ethics, American Philosophy, Corporate Ethics (Concordia MBA Program), Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, Social Philosophy, World Civilizations and Cultures, Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Education, Virtue Ethics, Medical Ethics, American Cultural Pluralism, Contemporary Moral Problems.
PHI 101: Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 130: Ethics: Theories of the Good Life
Introduction to Argumentation and Logic
Writing Intensive Course Information and Sample Test Questions
Current Research Projects
The Ethics of the Professoriate
“Democracy and Urban Education”
“Pedagogy in Verse: A Pragmatic Approach to Using Poetry Across the Curriculum”
Informal Essays, Videos, and Monographs About Philosophy
Working Titles: Philosophical Lessons from my 62 Jobs.
“A Ray of Consciousness.”
“Philosophy: The Video Game” Philosophy Now.
“Good vs. Great Teaching.” April 2009.