Department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion

Welcome to the Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion, home to three disciplines engaged, respectively, in the study of classical languages and civilization, philosophical thought, and the scholarly study of religion. Here you will find information on our three degree programs, ClassicsPhilosophy, and Religion, our faculty, and student activities. A calendar of events can be found below. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
Department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion at UMW
Department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion at UMW

Location  The department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion is located on the main campus of the University of Mary Washington on the second floor of Trinkle Hall (building 16 on Map 2), Suite 242.  Please visit us!

Contact Information

Craig Vasey, Professor of Philosophy, is Chair of the department.  Trinkle 238; 540-654-1342;

Cindy Toomey is Office Manager.  Trinkle 242; 540-654-1023;

Our mailing address is The Department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.  Tel. 540-654-1023, fax 540-654-1080

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The programs in Classics, Philosophy, and Religion are proud to maintain institutional memberships with the following organizations:  The American Academy in Rome, the American School for Classical Studies in Athens, the Classical Association of the Middle West and Souththe Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, and the Society for Classical Studies