Staff


Palak Joshi

Department of Philosophy, M/C 267
1423 University Hall
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 996-2480
fax: (312) 413-2093
e-mail

Palak Joshi provides assistance to the Chair of the Philosophy Department concerning matters relating to the budget, project management, internal and external campus communications and departmental communications between faculty and staff.  She serves as the business manager for the Philosophy Department, working with other support staff to provide administrative support to Philosophy Department faculty and graduate and undergraduate students. 

Kei Hotoda

Department of Philosophy, M/C 267
1421 University Hall
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 996-3023
fax: (312) 413-2093
e-mail

Kei Hotoda manages key aspects of the graduate program — including admissions, records, annual graduate student evaluations, fellowships, and interactions with the Graduate College — on a daily basis.

Albert Hernandez

University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (MC 228)
601 South Morgan Street, 805 UH
Chicago, Illinois 60607-7104
Phone: (312) 996-3366
Fax: (312) 413-8577
e-mail

Albert Hernandez is the LAS Department Advisor for Philosophy, Economics, and History. He will be assisting undergraduate students in course planning, selection of field of study, general review of progress towards graduation and as a resource for general questions pertaining to University policy. Mr. Hernandez is located on the 3rd floor is generally available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays by appointment and is available to see walk-ins on Tuesdays. To schedule an appointment, please telephone the LAS Academic Advising Center front-desk at the number listed above. He joined the Department in September 2013 and has four years of experience in higher education in both an advising and instructional capacity. Mr. Hernandez holds a Master of Arts in History from Florida International University.