Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Buffalo

Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics, California State University, East Bay

Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo
Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo, PhD
Division of General Education

Biography

"teaching is my passion and I am inspired by the character of Ashford students who seek learning despite any obstacles that they may have previously encountered."

Dr. Zúñiga y Postigo is part of the core faculty in the Humanities & Science department that is part of the Division of General Education at Ashford University. She earned her PhD in philosophy from the University at Buffalo, with a doctoral thesis on the ontology of value. She also attended the philosophy program at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Master’s program in economics at California State University, East Bay. For her undergraduate work, she attended California State University, East Bay, where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics. Dr. Zúñiga y Postigo has worked at Ashford since 2009. During this time she has taught courses in philosophy, especially those in informal logic and ethics. Her work brings together value theory, ethics, philosophy of society, social ontology, neurophenomenology, and philosophy of economics. In addition, Dr. Zúñiga y Postigo has been developing work in the philosophy and ethics of technology and engineering. “Above all,” she says, “teaching is my passion and I am inspired by the character of Ashford students who seek learning despite any obstacles that they may have previously encountered.”

Accomplishments

Dr. Gloria Zuniga y Postigo, Assistant Professor, presented Hayek and the Common Good at the Cosmos & Taxis Conference, University of British Columbia, Canada, May 31-June 2, 2013.

Dr. Gloria Zuniga y Postigo, Assistant Professor, presented Emotion and Reason: Stein on the Constitution of Moral Value at the International Conference on Edith Stein, King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, June 12-14, 2013.

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