I am Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.

I have written extensively about toleration and, most recently, civil discourse.

Contact Information, Interests, Positions, & Education

Department of Philosophy
Georgia State University
PO Box 3994
Atlanta, GA 30302-3994

Phone: 404-413-6102
Email: cohenaj@gsu.edu
Web: http://www.AndrewJasonCohen.com
Web: philpeople.org/profiles/andrew-jason-cohen

Interests: Areas of Specialization

Toleration; Civil Discourse; Social and Political Philosophy; Applied Ethics; Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Interests: Areas of Competence

Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Economics; Business Ethics; Criminal Justice Ethics; Medical Ethics; Environmental Ethics; History of Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy; Normative Ethical Theory; Existentialism; Free Will; Philosophy of Religion

Academic Positions

Mercatus Center Visiting Pluralism and Civil Exchange Fellow
George Mason University 2022-2023

Professor of Philosophy, 2019-Present (Associate Professor 2008-2019; Assistant Professor 2005-2008)
Founding Director, Interdisciplinary Studies Program in Philosophy, Politics, & Economics 2017ff
Affiliate Faculty Member of the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, the Center for Human Rights and Democracy, & the GSU College of Law Center for Access to Justice
Department of Philosophy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

Visiting Professor of Ethics, McDonough School of Business, Fall 2015
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Religion, 2000-2005
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, 1997-2000
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona


Georgetown University Ph.D., Philosophy (1997)
M.A., Philosophy (1994)

Emory University B.A., Economics and Philosophy (1989)