Mary Domski

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Associate Dean for Curriculum and Instruction


Personal Statement:

Mary Domski joined the UNM faculty in 2005 and is currently a Professor in the Department of Philosophy. She holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, and she earned her Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Science from Indiana University. Professor Domski’s teaching and research focuses on the philosophy of science and mathematics in the Early Modern period. The majority of her scholarly talks and publications have focused on the works of Descartes, Newton, and Kant, and her book Newton’s Third Rule and the Experimental Argument for Universal Gravity (2022) is available from Routledge as an Open Access publication. Professor Domski has been a Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for the Philosophy of Science, and she is a former President of HOPOS, the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. She served for four years as the Chair of UNM’s Department of Philosophy, and for two years she was a Special Assistant to the Dean in UNM’s College of Arts and Sciences. Professor Domski has also been honored with four UNM teaching awards: The Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, the College of Arts and Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence, the UNM Alumni Association Faculty Teaching Award, and the Presidential Teaching Fellowship.