Chairperson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of General Studies and Philosophy


Ph.D., Fordham University; M.A. Boston College


Professor Konopka is an assistant professor and chairperson of the Department of General Studies and Philosophy. He earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Fordham University, where he was twice awarded the Teaching Fellow of the Year (2006-2007, 2007-2008).

His research is broadly informed by 20th century European philosophy and is focused on a phenomenological development of environmental philosophy.  He received the Early Career Scholar Award from the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics (2013) and the Emerging Scholar Award from the College of Mount St. Joseph (2013).  

Adam enjoys gardening, sustainable building, and catching frogs with his two young boys.