Gerald J. Erion

Gerald J. Erion

Undergraduate Programs
First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus university experience.

Request Info For Undergraduate Programs


Post-Traditional Undergrad
and Graduate Programs

Working professionals and adults who've been out of school for a while, looking to advance their careers.

Request Info For Post-Traditional Undergrad and Graduate Programs


Online Programs
Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

Request Info For Online Programs


Gerald J. Erion
Program Director for Philosophy & Ethics Minor
, Department of Inter·disciplinary Studies
Office: M221
(716) 880-2174

About Gerald J. Erion

Dr. Gerald J. Erion earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University at Buffalo; he completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Geneseo. His current research includes topics in ethics and moral philosophy, philosophy of mind, and the teaching of philosophy, and his dissertation research investigated the ontology and epistemology of common sense. He also contributed chapters to recent books on philosophy and pop culture, including The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'Oh of Homer (Open Court) and The Daily Show and Philosophy: Moments of Zen in the Art of Fake News (Blackwell).

Dr. Erion teaches a variety of courses in philosophy and general education, and he recently served as director of the Medaille College Honors Program. Medaille's Student Government Association has named him Professor of the Year three times, and he has won the Dr. Brian R. Shero Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award as well. Dr. Erion maintains a personal website.


B.S., State University of New York College at Geneseo
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

^ Back to Top