Associate Professor; Department Chair; Philosophy Advisor
Ph.D. in Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1997
M.A. in Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1993
B.A. in Philosophy/Political Science, Antioch College, 1984
Marcos Bisticas-Cocoves is the chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, where he is an associate professor. He joined the Morgan faculty in 1999. He has also taught at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and American University. He has served as department chair since 2011 and as coordinator of the philosophy concentration since 2004.
He received his B.A. in Philosophy/Political Science from Antioch College (1984) and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Stony Brook University (1993 and 1997, respectively). In addition, he studied at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum from 1993-1995.
Bisticas-Cocoves works in social and political philosophy; he is particularly interested in the relation of contemporary political issues to wider currents in the history of philosophy and contemporary continental thought. His research focuses on 19th century German philosophy, especially Hegel, and on issues of violence and non-violence in contemporary street activism.
“The Path of Reason in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit,” in Klassiker Auslegen: Die Phänomenologie des Geistes, edited by Otto Pöggeler and Dietmar Köhler, Akademie Verlag, second edition, 2006.
“Tragedy, Comedy, and Ethical Action in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.” Epoche, Volume 10, 1 Fall 2005.