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

April 20-August 31

WSC Juried Student Exhibit

Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery

Opening Reception:

April 20, 4:30-6:00 p.m.


April 28

Joshua Calkin, tuba

Ley Theatre, 7:30 p.m.


April 29

Black and Gold

Show Choir

Ramsey Theatre,

7:30 p.m.


April 30

Plains Writers Series

Humanities Lounge, 2:00 p.m.

Fiction Slam

The Max Bar & Grill,

7:00 p.m.


April 30

Wildcat Big Band (Jazz)

Ramsey Theatre,

7:30 p.m.


May 2

Jerod Kohler, trombone

Ley Theatre, 7:30 p.m.


May 4

Honors Recital

Ramsey Theatre,

7:30 p.m.

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