Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Malte Willer is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the College. He received his graduate training at the University of Texas at Austin, where he wrote his dissertation Modality in Flux under the direction of Nicholas Asher and Josh Dever. Before that, he studied philosophy, logic and theory of science at LMU Munich and at Oxford University.
His main area of interest is philosophy of language and philosophical logic, and specifically the dynamic perspective on discourse and reasoning. He has published on epistemic and deontic modals as well on conditionals and on the language of morals, and is currently thinking about agentive modals and problems surrounding subjective language and thought. In 2016 he was among the recipients of the Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.