Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae

Gayle L. Ormiston

Education

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Purdue University, 1981

M.A. in Philosophy, Kent State University, 1973

B.A. in Philosophy, Kent State University, 1972

Experience

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Marshall University, August 2008 to present

Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs and Curriculum, Kent State University, 2002-2008

Chairperson, Department of Philosophy, Kent State University, 1997-2002

Graduate Coordinator, Department of Philosophy, Kent State University, 1991-1997

Interim Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Kent State University, summers 1990-1994

Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1988-1989

Director, Academic Program Review, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1987-1989

Honors and Awards

Nominated for Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Arts and Sciences, Kent State University, 2001

Nominated for Distinguished Teaching Award, Honors College, Kent State University, 1996

Distinguished Alumnus Award, College of Arts and Sciences, Kent State University

University Nominee for the George and Eliza A. Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship, Brown University, 1993

David Ross Research Fellowship, Purdue University, 1979-1980

Selected Papers, Presentations and Publications

Ormiston, Gayle L. and Raphael Sassower, Narrative Experiments: The Discursive Authority of Science and Technology, (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989), xi, 155 pages.  Re-released in the University of Minnesota Archive Editions in 2010.

Ormiston, Gayle L. and Alan D. Schrift, The Hermeneutic Tradition: From Ast to Recouer, (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990), xii, 380 pages, with bibliography.

"From Marx's Politics to Rorty's Poetics: Shifts in the Critique of Metaphysics," (with Raphael Sassower), Man and World 26: 63-82, 1993.

"In the midst . . . always beginnings: An Introduction to Lyotard's Phenomenological Involvements," Foreword to Jean-François Lyotard, Phenomenology, translated by Brian Beakley (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991), 1-25.

"Interpretive Displacements and Seductions of Pluralism" (with Raphael Sassower), Social Epistemology, 1991, Vol. 5, no. 4: 311-315.