Department of Philosophy

Dr. Elliott Chen

Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department

Elliott Chen received his B.A. (2014) in Liberal Arts from St. John's College, Santa Fe, and his M.A. (2019) and Ph.D. (2021) from the department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University of California, Irvine. Before coming to Xavier, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Western University on the Extending New Narratives project.


Professor Chen's primary research interests are in the history of philosophy of science, focusing on the relationship between physics and metaphysics in the early modern period. He is particularly interested in recovering and sustaining the works of figures from historically marginalized groups