Rodney Cupp

A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Rodney Cupp received a B.A. in Philosophy from New Mexico State University, an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of New Mexico, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. His doctoral dissertation is A Sensible Ethics: The Analogy between Color and Value. His areas of specialization are ethics, metaethics, and applied ethics. His areas of concentration are metaphysics, epistemology, history of modern philosophy, and philosophy of language. Before arriving at Wayne State College, Dr. Cupp taught at the University of South Dakota and the University of Alabama. He was also a teaching assistant and instructor at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Cupp has presented papers at meetings of the Central States Philosophical Association and the Alabama Philosophical Society. Dr. Cupp lives in Wayne with his wife, Maria Zavada, who is completing a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. They are the authors of “Evangelism and Tolerance” in Religion and the Politics of War, Chandana Chakrabarti and Joel Wilcox, eds. (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006).


Upcoming Events

Oct. 22-Nov. 20

Larry Roots, Painting:

"Everything Tells a Story"

Opening Reception

Oct. 22, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Nordstrand Gallery

Artist's Talk

Oct. 22, 3:45-4:15 p.m.

Gardner Auditorium


Oct. 31

Low Brass Studio Recital

Ley Theatre, 7:30 p.m.


Nov. 1

Octubafest Final Concert

John Manning, Tuba

Guest Artist

Ley Theatre, 7:30 p.m.


Nov. 6

The Heartland of America Band

Ramsey Theatre,

7:30 p.m.


Nov. 9

WSC Orchestra

Ramsey Theatre,

3:00 p.m.


Nov. 11

UNL Faculty

Brass Quintet

Ley Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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