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James Craig Hanks

James Craig Hanks, American philosophy educator.


  • Hanks, James Craig was born on October 16, 1961 in Canyon, Texas, United States. Son of Alan Ray and Beverly Jean (Henson) Hanks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1983. Postgraduate, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1991.


    • Instructor Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1987-1990, Durham Technology Community College, 1989, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1990-1991. Assistant professor philosophy University Alabama, Huntsville, since 1991. Member organizing committee 1993 Southern Humanities Council Annual Conference, College Liberal Arts University Alabama, Huntsville, since 1992, member university committee on employee benefits, since 1992, chair WSIG program subcommittee for Sweet Honey in the Rock, since 1992, member women's studies interest group program committee, since 1992, member dean's advisory committee on international education College of Liberal Arts, since 1992, faculty advisor Student Philosophical Society, since 1993.

      Visiting instructor Greensboro (North Carolina) College, 1988.


    • Editor: (with D. Schenker and S. Kray) Inner Space/Outer Space: The Humanities, Technology and the Postmodern World, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member, volunteer Opening Books, Huntsville, since 1992, Huntsville Film Co-op, since 1992. Member American Philosophical Association, Metaphys. Society of America, Society for Advancement of America Philosophy, North America Sartre Society, Popular Culture Association, Radical Philosophy Association, Society for Philosophy and Technology, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Southern Society Philosophy and Psychology, Southwestern Philosophical Society, Midwest Critical Theory Roundtable, Alabama Philosophical Society.



    Surfing the internet, cooking, gardening, the mosh pit, softball.


    • father: Alan Ray Hanks
    • mother: Beverly Jean (Henson) Hanks
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    Born October 16, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1983
      Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1984
      Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1991
      Duke University
    • 1987 - 1990
      Instructor, Duke University
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1989
      Instructor, Duke University
    • 1990 - 1991
      Instructor, Duke University
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1991
      assistant, professor philosophy University Alabama
      Huntsville, Texas, United States