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

Feb. 25-March 26

Teresa T. Schmidt, Drawing/Painting:

"The Line Defines"

Opening Reception

Feb. 25, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Nordstrand Gallery

Artist's Talk

Gardner Auditorium,

3:45-4:15 p.m.


March 5

Plains Writers Series,

Humanities Lounge, TBA

Poetry Slam, Max Bar & Grill, 7:00 p.m.


March 9

Mid-States Band Clinic

Ramsey Theatre, 7 p.m.


March 10

WSC Middle School

Music Festival

Peterson Fine Arts,

All Day


March 19

Black Box Trio

Fred G. Dale Planetarium, 7:30 p.m.


March 20

Black Box Trio

Fred G. Dale Planetarium, 7:30 p.m.

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