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Irene Klaver

Title
Professor
Department
Philosophy and Religion
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Education

PhD, State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, NY, 1996.
Major: Philosophy/ Indeterminacy in Place. Committee members: Edward S. Casey (Director), Mary Rawlinson, Anthony Weston, Peter Manchester, Stephen A.Tyler (Outside Reader: Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics, Rice University)
MA, New School for Social Research, New York, 1988.
Major: Philosophy
MA, University of Amsterdam, 1987.
Major: (Cum Laude) Political Theory/ Social Sciences/ De Moed der Wanorde: Noodzaak voor Onbepaalde Ruimte in Stadsplanning (The Courage of Chaos: Necessity of Indeterminate Space in City Planning)
BA, University of Amsterdam, 1984.
Major: Psychology/Philosophy

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PHIL 6950.001, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 1 2018
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 1 2018
PHIL 4650.001, Philosophy of Water, Fall 1 2018 Syllabus
PHIL 6650.001, Philosophy of Water Issues, Fall 1 2018 Syllabus
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Fall 1 2018

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
PHIL 4150.001, Feminism, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2500.004, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2018 Syllabus
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
PHIL 2500.005, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 4800.001, Postmodernism, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
PHIL 4150.001, Feminism, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2500.004, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2017 Syllabus
PHIL 6950.001, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
PHIL 6650.001, Philosophy of Water Issues, Fall 2016 SPOT
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
PHIL 4700.001, Environmental Ethics, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2500.004, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PHIL 6950.001, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
PHIL 2500.005, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PHIL 5250.001, Topics in the History of Philosophy, Fall 2015 SPOT
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
PHIL 6950.001, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
PHIL 2500.001, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PHIL 4800.001, Postmodernism, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
PHIL 2500.001, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PHIL 6650.001, Philosophy of Water Issues, Spring 2014
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
PHIL 2500.005, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PHIL 4650.001, Philosophy of Water, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
PHIL 2500.001, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PHIL 5960.001, Seminar in Problems of Philosophy, Spring 2013
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2013
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2013
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
PHIL 2500.005, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PHIL 4650.001, Philosophy of Water, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2012
PHIL 6910.706, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2012
PHIL 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
PHIL 4700.001, Environmental Ethics, Spring 2012 Syllabus
PHIL 4800.001, Postmodernism, Spring 2012 Syllabus
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PHIL 2500.001, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PHIL 6650.001, Philosophy of Water Issues, Fall 2011
PHIL 2500.001, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Spring 2011 Syllabus
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
PHIL 4650.001, Philosophy of Water, Spring 2011 Syllabus
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2011
PHIL 6500.001, Cultural Criticism, Fall 2010
PHIL 2500.001, Introduction to Contemporary Environmental Issues, Fall 2010
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2010
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
PHIL 4960.001, Proseminar in Philosophy, Spring 2010
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PHIL 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
PHIL 5960.002, Seminar in Problems of Philosophy, Fall 2009
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2009
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2009
PHIL 4951.001, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2009
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
PHIL 4960.005, Proseminar in Philosophy, Spring 2009
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PHIL 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
UCRS 1980.001, Experimental Course, Summer 5W2 2008
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
PHIL 6910.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
PHIL 5750.001, Environmental Ethics and Public Policy, Spring 2008
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2008
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2008
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
PHIL 4960.001, Proseminar in Philosophy, Fall 2007
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
PHIL 6900.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
PHIL 6910.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2007
PHIL 5960.004, Seminar in Problems of Philosophy, Spring 2007
PHIL 6120.001, Social and Political Philosophy, Spring 2007
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2006
PHIL 4600.001, Phenomenology, Fall 2006
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2006
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
PHIL 5960.001, Seminar in Problems of Philosophy, Spring 2006
PHIL 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PHIL 5910.706, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
PHIL 4960.001, Proseminar in Philosophy, Fall 2005
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2005
PHIL 5900.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
PHIL 5910.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2005
PHIL 5960.002, Seminar in Problems of Philosophy, Spring 2005
PHIL 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2004
PHIL 4600.001, Phenomenology, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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