Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Middlebury College

Steven Fesmire is Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Middlebury College. He also holds a joint appointment as Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Green Mountain College in Vermont. He is the author of Dewey (Routledge Press, 2015), winner of a 2015 Choice “Outstanding Academic Title” award. He is also the author of John Dewey and Moral Imagination: Pragmatism in Ethics (Indiana University Press, 2003), winner of a 2005 Choice “Outstanding Academic Title” award. He is editor of the Oxford Handbook of Dewey (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017) and is preparing a manuscript titled Beyond Moral Fundamentalism: Pragmatic Pluralism and Ecological Imagination in Ethics and Education. He was a 2009 Fulbright Scholar at Kyoto University and Kobe University in Japan, a 2015-16 Visiting Scholar at Dartmouth College, and a 2016 Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.


  • –present
    Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies, Green Mountain College


  • 1994 
    Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Ph.D. Philosophy


Fulbright Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa