Notable Philosophical Achievement

These alumni of the Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University have gone on to great accomplishments in philosophy, advancing philosophical research, engaging in excellent teaching, and serving universities and the discipline of philosophy.

Peggy VandenbergPeggy Vandenberg

Peggy Vandenberg was the first of many to graduate with her master's degree from Western Michigan University in 1989. Later, along with earning her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Utah, professor Vandenberg taught philosophy at Grand Valley State University before retiring in April 2019. To find out more about Peggy, read her full bio.