Leemon B. McHenry

Curriculum Vitae

(Revised  July 28, 2016)





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E-Mail: leemon.mchenry@csun.edu

Website: www.csun.edu/~lmchenry




Ph.D.  Philosophy, 1984, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Thesis: "Experience and Relations in the Metaphysics of A. N. Whitehead and

F. H. Bradley"           

Supervisor: Professor T. L. S. Sprigge (Edinburgh)

External Examiner: Professor Dorothy Emmet (Cambridge)


M.A.   Philosophy, 1981, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Thesis: "Overspecialization of Knowledge"

Supervisor: Professor Paul W. Sharkey


Philosophy, 1979, London School of Economics, London, England

Philosophy, 1978, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


B.A.   Fine Arts, 1978, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi


Woodbridge Senior High School, Woodbridge, Virginia, 1973-1975

Quantico High School, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, 1970-1973


AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION                         


Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, Medical Ethics


AREAS OF COMPETENCE                  


Logic, History of Philosophy (Ancient and Modern), Ethics




2009, 2013, 2017: Visiting Professor and Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, U. K.


1997-2016: Lecturer; California State University, Northridge, CA


1997-2003: Lecturer, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA


1996-1997: Visiting Scholar, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


1995-1996: Visiting Assistant Professor, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania,

                   Kutztown, PA


1990-1995: Assistant Professor, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH


1988-1990: Visiting Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI


1986-1988: Visiting Assistant Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC


1986-1987: Research Associate, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


1985-1986: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA


1983-1984: Postgraduate Tutor in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh,       Scotland, UK


1979-1981: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Southern Mississippi,      Hattiesburg, MS




Research Consultant in Medical Ethics, Law Firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, Los Angeles, CA, 2003--


Continuing Medical Education Lectures, 2013--


The International Board of Academic Advisors for The Whitehead Research Project, Claremont, CA, 2008-


Editorial Board and Associate Editor for the Critical Edition of Whitehead’s Philosophical Works, 2008-


Literary Executor for Professor Timothy Sprigge, 2007—


Pre-Law Coordinator, California State University, Northridge, 2005—2006.


Philosophy Book Review Editor, Process Studies, 1997—2007.


 Précis Book Reviewer for Choice, 1985--


Research and Manuscript Consulting


Book Publishers: Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, MIT Press, Philosophia Verlag, Longman Publishers, Prentice Hall, Mayfield Publishing Company, McGraw-Hill, Wadsworth/Thomson Publishing, Cengage Publishing, State University of New York Press, Routledge, Macmillan Publishing Company.


Peer Review Journals:British Medical Journal,PLoS Medicine, Journal of Medical Ethics, The Journal of Law and the Biosciences. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Current Medical Research & Opinion, Healthcare Policy—Politiques de Santé, Accountability in Research, Journal of Consciousness Studies, Consciousness and Cognition, Logique et Analyse, Theory, Culture and Society, Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Process Studies and Bradley Studies.


Government Agencies: Estonian Research Council (ETAg), Tartu, Estonia, Israel Science Foundation (ISF).




American Philosophical Association Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, twice awarded for 2009 and 2013.


National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute on Nāgārjuna and Buddhist Thought, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, Summer, 1989.


Vans Dunlop Scholarship in Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh, 1981-84.


Overseas Research Students Award, Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1982-84.


Professional Degree Scholarship, Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, Jackson, Mississippi, 1981-84.


Logos Award, Philosophy, University of Southern Mississippi, 1980.


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