Department of Philosophy

MSC 03 2140
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Humanities (HUM)

Phone: (505) 277-2405
Fax: (505) 277-6362

Barbara Ellen Hannan


Photo: Barbara Ellen Hannan

Office: Humanities 561
Hours: by appointment

  • B.A. (Randolph-Macon Woman's College, '79)
  • J.D. (University of Arizona, '82)
  • Ph.D. (University of Arizona, '89)

Research Interests:

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Logic, Epistemology and Philosophy of Law.  Professor Hannan's current research and writing project is a book entitled "Is Philosophy Necessary? An Apology for an Endangered Discipline". 

Teaching Interests:

Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic, Ethical Theory and Philosophy of Law.

Professional/Community Interests:

Professor Hannan is an accomplished choral mezzo-soprano. She currently sings with the New Mexico Symphonic Chorus under the direction of Roger Melone.  Professor Hannan is a licensed attorney and a member of the State Bar of New Mexico.