Dennis Lunt

Assistant Professor

Office/Department: Philosophy, Humanities Program

Location: Bensen Hall 232

Phone: (218) 755-2737

Box #: 35


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I began teaching in the Department of Humanities at Bemidji State University in fall 2014. Since the summer of 2015, I have served as the Director of Leadership Studies. Today, most of my courses are in philosophy and leadership studies.


Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
PhD in Philosophy, 2015

University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
MA in Philosophy, 2009

Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH
BA in Philosophy, 2007


  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Human Ideas and Culture
  • Themes in Cultural History: “The American Dream”
  • Political Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Theories and Contexts of Leadership
  • Capstone in Leadership Studies

Research Interests

  • Political philosophy
  • History of American philosophy
  • Disobedience and protest
  • Nonviolence
  • Pedagogy

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Professional Affiliations
  • American Philosophical Association
  • Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy
  • Association for Political Theory
  • Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy