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Philosopher , writer

Deborah Gayle Chaffin, American philosopher, writer. Recipient Research awards San Diego State University, 1987-1989, Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise award San Diego State University, 1987; grantee Lecture University Naples, Italy, 1989.

Background

Chaffin, Deborah Gayle was born on July 6, 1952 in Seminole, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Lonnie and Carolyn Mae (Ishmael) Chaffin.

Education

Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1982. Student, Tubingen University, 1978.

Career

Research assistant, Philosophisches Seminar, Tubingen, West Germany, 1976-1978; teaching assistant, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1978-1981; lecturer, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1981-1983; assistant professor philosophy, San Diego State University, 1984-1987; associate professor philosophy, San Diego State University, 1987-1991. Manuscript consultant Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1990-1991, State University of New York Press, Albany, 1990-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Philosophers for Social Responsibility, San Diego, 1984-1991. Member Nebraskans for Peace, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1990-1991. Member American Philosophical Association, Hegel Society North America (executive committee 1986-1990), Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Philosophers for Social Responsibility, Society for Philosophy and Literature.

Connections

Married Richard John White, June 10, 1983. 1 child, Adam Ishmael.

father:
Lonnie Chaffin

mother:
Carolyn Mae (Ishmael) Chaffin

spouse:
Richard John White

child:
Adam Ishmael Chaffin