The Humanist Chaplaincy at Rutgers has been maintaining a Faculty Board of Advisers to help create a greater sense of community at Rutgers, especially for students; to speak during events; occasionally write for our blog Applied Sentience; and to reach out to for support and advice.

Please join us in welcoming both Professor of Philosophy Katalin Balog and Professor Frank Popper of Rutgers’ Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy!

LakeridgeProfessor Kalalin Balog is a professor of Philosopher at Rutgers Newark and also teaches Graduate students on the Rutgers New Brunswick campus.  Her work focuses on the philosophy of mind and metaphysics, specifically the mind-body problem, personal identity, free will, and where they intersect.

Professor Balog is also deeply interested in both Western (cognitive and clinical) and Eastern (Buddhist) psychology, as well as inBuddhist philosophy.

Frank-PopperProfessor Frank Popper is a professor at both Rutgers and Princeton University.  At Rutgers he teaches in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy as well as in the American Studies, Geography and Political Science Departments.

Professor Popper’s interests focus on the American frontier, Great Plains, Midwest, New England and South; shrinking cities; Locally Unwanted Land Uses (or LULUs); and economic theory.

To learn more about both of these brilliant professors, or to read some of their interviews and articles, or see videos of their lectures please check out their full profiles on the HCRU website here.


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