Brady Heiner Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register

Contact Information

Department of Philosophy
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831


Email: bheiner@fullerton.edu
Phone: 657-278-2950

 

 

Department Address

Langsdorf  Hall, LH-567

Brady Heiner, Ph.D.

Chair,  CSU Project Rebound Consortium

Founder & Executive Director, Project Rebound

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Affiliated Faculty of African American Studies

Degrees

2010, Ph.D., Philosophy, State University of New York, Stony Brook

2007, M.A., Philosophy, State University of New York, Stony Brook

2002, B.A., Modern Culture & Media (with honors), Brown University

Research Areas

Political Theory, Critical Social & Legal Theory, Critical Philosophy of Race, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, 19th & 20th Century European Continental Philosophy

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year Award, Project Rebound at CSU Fullerton
  • Certificates of Recognition:
    • California State Senate:
      • 2021, 2018  Senator Josh Newman (29th District)
      • 2020  Senator Nancy Skinner (9th District)
    • California State Assembly
      • 2021, 2020, 2019, 2017  Assemlymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (65th District)
      • 2021  Assemblymember Mark Stone (29th District)
    • Orange County
      • 2020  County Supervisor Doug Chaffey (4th District)
  • 2017  "100 Most Influential People" in Orange County Orange County Register
  • 2017  University Leadership Award – CSU Fullerton
  • 2017  Outstanding Untenured Faculty Award – College of Humanities & Social Sciences, CSU Fullerton
  • 2017  Dean’s Award for Faculty Scholarly Achievement – College of Humanities & Social Sciences, CSU Fullerton
  • 2009  Graduate Dean’s Fellowship for Professional Activities – State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • 2007  President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching – State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • 2002  Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence – The Italian School, Middlebury College
  • 2002  William A. Gaston Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis – Brown University
  • 2002  Karen T. Romer Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award – Brown University
  • 2001  Karen T. Romer Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award – Brown University

Courses Regularly Taught

PHIL-100: Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL-315: Philosophical Writing & Argument
PHIL-320: Contemporary Moral Issues
PHIL-323: Existentialism
PHIL-345: Social & Political Philosophy
PHIL-382: Marx & Marxism
PHIL-383: Postmodernism
PHIL-410: Ethical Theory
PHIL-425: Phenomenology
PHIL-490: Senior Seminar in Philosophy

Publications

For the most up to date list of my publications, please see my Academia.edu site.

Selected Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Edited Journal Issue

Book Review

Presentations & Lectures

Grants & Special Projects

Project Rebound

I am the Founding Chair of the CSU Project Rebound ConsortiumOpens in new window and the Founder and Executive Director of Project Rebound at CSU Fullerton. The mission of Project Rebound is to support the higher education and successful reintegration of the formerly incarcerated through the mentorship and living example of other formerly incarcerated students and graduates. Here's some recent media coverage of the program.

Project Rebound at Cal State Fullerton is a state- and grant-funded program made possible by the generous support of the the Bickerstaff Foundation, the McMillen Foundation, the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force, the Yerba Buena Fund, and individual donors.

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