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Tony Roark, Ph.D.

Tony Roark portraitProfessor & Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences


Office: Education 601

Phone: (208) 426-1414


Areas of Interest:

Ancient Greek Philosophy (Aristotle in particular) (PHIL 305), Philosophy of Time.

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 101), Introduction to Logic (PHIL 201), Symbolic Logic (PHIL 304), Ancient Greek Philosophy (PHIL 305)


Tony Roark grew up on a farm in the Treasure Valley, graduating from Meridian High School in 1986.  He studied English and Philosophy at the University of Idaho and went on to receive his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Washington in 1999.  After teaching at Ohio State for a year, he returned to Idaho and joined the faculty at Boise State.  Tony is involved in many organizations and activities, both on-campus and off, including an eight-year appointment to the Boise City Ethics Commission. He is currently Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.