Bio


John Turman is a lecturer for the Civic, Liberal, and Global Education (COLLEGE) program. He earned his bachelor's degree in philosophy at U.C. Berkeley and completed his PhD in philosophy at Stanford University. John's current research is focused on foundational questions about the concept of knowledge, concepts of action, concepts of the mind, and how facts about a person's mind explain facts about their behavior.

As a lecturer and teaching fellow John has taught (or helped to teach) Why College; Health Care Ethics and Justice; and Emotion. John Looks forward to teaching Citizenship in the 21st Century this Winter!

Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Stanford Introductory Studies - Civic, Liberal, and Global Education

2022-23 Courses