2008 Academic Symposium

The 2008 award recipients and presenters were Jennifer Lotterman, Christa Petruzzi, and Wendy
Diaz-Huarcaya, whose papers were selected from among a dozen high-quality presentations that were
submitted. The judges had a difficult time, indeed, choosing only three!

Convener for Philosophy & Religion: Craig Duncan


Jenny Lotterman, “Hobbes and Spinoza on the Mind-Body Problem”

Sponsor: Rick Kaufman

Christa Petruzzi, ”The Last Temptation of Christ”

Sponsor: Rachel Wagner

Wendy Diaz-Huarcaya, “The Nature of Racism”

Sponsor: Craig Duncan

2008 student presenters and their sponsors

l-r: Professor Frederik Kaufman, Jenny Lotterman, Christa Petruzzi, Professor Rachel Wagner, Wendy Diaz-Huarcaya, and Professor Craig Duncan