Steering Committee

James G. Lennox


James G. Lennox is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh.
(Serves ex-officio.)

Gregory Salmieri


Gregory Salmieri is philosophy fellow at the Anthem Foundation and teaches at Rutgers University and the Stevens Institute of Technology.
(Serves ex-officio.)

Lester H. Hunt

Lester H. Hunt is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
(Serves through 2017.)

Jason G. Rheins

Jason Rheins is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University of Chicago.
(Serves through 2016.)

Fred D. Miller, Jr.

Fred D. Miller, Jr. is Research Professor at the University of Arizona Center for the Philosophy of Freedom.
(Serves through 2018.)

Darryl Wright

Darryl Wright is Professor of Philosophy at Harvey Mudd College, and Adjunct Professor at The Claremont Graduate School.
(Serves through 2016.)

Robert Mayhew

Robert Mayhew is Professor of Philosophy at Seton Hall University.
(Last served 2013–2015.)

Adam Mossoff

Adam Mossoff is Professor of Law at the George Mason University School of Law.
(Last served 2012–2014.)

Allan Gotthelf

Chair, 1990–2013

At the time of his death in August of 2013, Allan Gotthelf was Anthem Foundation Distinguished Fellow for Research and Teaching in Philosophy at Rutgers University and professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the College of New Jersey. Between 2003 and 2012, he was a visiting professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh.

George Walsh

Chair 1987–1990

At the time of his death in 2001, George Walsh was professor emeritus at Salisbury State University. Prior to this he was chair of the department of philosophy at Hobart and William Smith College, and earlier taught at Eisenhower College. He was a co-founder of the Ayn Rand Society and the first chair of its Steering Committee.