David Bollert

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Manhattan College

David Bollert is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Manhattan College in New York City. As an undergraduate, David majored in humanities at Michigan State University. He has a M.A. in philosophy from Northern Illinois University, a M.A.L.A. from Saint John’s College, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Boston College.  At Manhattan College, David has taught a variety of courses e.g., Greek Philosophy, Nietzsche, and Philosophy of Law.  In addition to his teaching duties, David is also the coach of the Manhattan College debate team. His current research interests include philosophical counseling and the theme of wonder (thaumazein) in Plato’s dialogues. David attended the 2007 colloquy as a Faculty Fellow, and served as a Mentor in 2008 and 2010. Since 2010 David has served as member of the Collegium Board of Directors.

Mentor Year: 
2008, 2010, 2015