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Morrissey College of Arts and Science

Mary Troxell

capstone program

Mary Troxell

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Stokes 251N
Telephone: 617-552-4017

Mary Troxell has taught in the PULSE program for seven years and also teaches a course on Kant’s epistemology. As a philosophy major who never considered how her passion might relate to her vocation, she pursued a career in finance after graduating from college. The misery she experienced working at a job she hated, in contrast with the joy she experiences now that she works in a field she loves, fuels her passion for helping students discern what they love and who they want to be.

She serves on student retreats through such programs as Intersections, Campus Ministries, and First Year Experience in order to help students think through the big questions. When not on campus she enjoys playing the violin (quite badly) and Scrabble (rather well).

Capstone Course

UNCP 5560/PLIL 5560: Seeing, Loving, Serving