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Nancy Sherman

Nancy Sherman, American philosophy educator. Member American Psychological Association (program committee eastern division 1995-1997), Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, North America Kant Society, American Philosophical Association, Washington Psychoanalytic Foundation.

Background

  • Sherman, Nancy was born on June 20, 1951 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Seymour and Beatrice (Hoffman) Sherman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr College, 1973. Postgraduate, Boston University, 1973. Master of Letters in Philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1976.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1982.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant in philosophy Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1981. Assistant professor Yale University, New Haven, 1982-1988, associate professor, 1988-1989, Georgetown University, Washington, 1989-1994, professor, since 1994, distinguished professor. Visiting research scholar King's College, Cambridge (England) University, spring 1978.

      Visiting professor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, spring 1995, University Maryland, College Park, spring 1995, 96. Consultant on ethics to undersecretary Department Navy, 1994. Visiting distinguished chair of ethics United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1997, 98.

      Participant numerous conferences, symposia, colloquia. Lecturer, speaker in field.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Psychological Association (program committee eastern division 1995-1997), Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, North America Kant Society, American Philosophical Association, Washington Psychoanalytic Foundation.

    Connections

    • Married Marshall Presser, June 22, 1980. Children: Kala, Jonathan.
    • father: Seymour Sherman
    • mother: Beatrice (Hoffman) Sherman
    • spouse: Marshall Presser
    • children: Kala Sherman
    • Jonathan Sherman
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    Born June 20, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1973
      Boston University
    • 1976
      University Edinburgh
    • 1982
      Harvard University
    • 1980 - 1981
      Teaching assistant, in philosophy Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1982 - 1988
      assistant, professor Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1989 - 1994
      assistant, professor Yale University
      Washington, United States
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