Department of Philosophy

2022 Master's Cohort

The following students entered the master's in philosophy program in fall 2022:
nicholas bratt, ma in philosophy student
Nicholas Bratt
Master's Student, 2022 Cohort

I graduated summa cum laude from Whitworth University with a BS in Biochemistry. My current philosophical interests are in moral and political philosophy with a particular interest in bioethics. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, hiking, drinking coffee, and spending time with friends."

jake burley, ma in philosophy student
Jake Burley
Master's Student, 2022 Cohort

Jake Burley holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Their primary interests are in philosophy of language, social ontology, and epistemology, in particular, where epistemology intersects with ethics. Jake's current research includes topics such as the ethics of certainty, epistemic humility, and agency within digital spaces. Beyond philosophy, Jake enjoys playing and writing music, devouring audiobooks, spending time with friends, traveling, and exploring historic Salem (where they currently reside).

yeonsu choi, ma in philosophy student
Yeonsu Chelsea Choi
Master's Student, 2022 Cohort

I graduated summa cum laude from Sungkyunkwan University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Cognitive Science. I am interested in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and political philosophy. Outside of philosophy, I love jogging, having a picnic, and cooking.

stewart huang
Stewart Huang
Master's Student, 2022 Cohort

I graduated from Brandeis University with a BA in philosophy. My research interests are metaphysics and philosophy of religion, specifically the idea of possible worlds and the ontological argument. In my free time, I like to play video games and I like to write about them in The Brandeis Hoot, Brandeis' community newspaper.

cole tucci, ma in philosophy student
Cole Tucci
Master's Student, 2022 Cohort

Cole is a University of Pittsburgh graduate with a degree in Philosophy and Psychology. Within philosophy, he is primarily interested in metaphysics and philosophy of mind, especially consciousness, free will, and causation. Outside of philosophy, he has spent considerable time working on a small vegetable farm, and in his spare time enjoys camping, writing music, and reading (and occasionally also writing) fiction.