Stephen R. Grimm is a Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University and Chair of the Philosophy Department, specializing in epistemology, the philosophy of science, and ethics. He regularly teaches classes in all of these areas, along with courses in the history of philosophy (especially Wittgenstein).
Grimm is series editor for the Oxford University Press line Guides to the Good Life, and during the 2016-2017 academic year he is Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge University. In May of 2017 he delivered the Liu Boming Lecture Series at Nanjing University and the Simian Humanity Lecture at East China Normal University in Shanghai.
From 2013-2016 he led a $4.5 million dollar interdisciplinary project on the nature of understanding, supported by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, with additional support from the Henry Luce Foundation. Grimm has received the Undergraduate Teaching Award for the Humanities at Fordham, and the Externally Funded Research Award.
Finally, he is a proud former member of Jesuit Volunteer Corps, where he served as education director at St. John the Baptist Community Center in New Orleans, and is the current President of Philosophers in Jesuit Education.