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John Scott Gray, PhD

John Scott Gray, PhD

Professor: Humanities, Philosophy & Religions
2017 Distinguished Teacher Award
Humanities
Phone: (231) 591-3515
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PhD, Southern Illinois University, Philosophy
  • MA, Baylor University, Philosophy
  • BA, Furman University, Philosophy and Political Science

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    Gray, J., Russ, B. (2019). “The Ethics of Knowing the Score: Recommendations for Improving Boxing’s 10-Point Must System,” The Journal of Ethical Urban Living. 2 (1).
  • Book
    Gray, J., Groves, R., Quist, R. (2013). "Introduction to Popular Culture," Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Presentations

  • Paper
    Gray, J. S. (Author & Presenter), Reclaiming Study Practices: Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Conference, "Discovering Philosophy through the News: Using Dewey to Bring Political Philosophy Alive," KU Leuven, Belgium, (September 19, 2019).
  • Paper
    Gray, J. S. (Author & Presenter), 12th Summit of the International Association on Communication and Sport, "The Problem of Cognitive Bias in Judging Combat Sports: Addressing the Ongoing Crisis," Boise, Idaho, (March 30, 2019).
  • Paper
    Gray, J. (Author & Presenter), The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters 2019 Annual Meeting, “Rawls, Transparency, and Boxing: A New Freedom of Information Act,” The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, Alma. MI, (March 1, 2019).
  • Paper
    Gray, J. (Coordinator/Organizer), Ethics and Political, Social and Legal Annual Conference, “The Ethics of Knowing the Score: Recommendations for Improving Boxing’s 10-Point Must System," Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, Flint, MI, (November 10, 2018).
  • Paper
    Gray, J. (Author & Presenter), Zube, P. (Author & Presenter), Ethics and Political, Social and Legal Annual Conference, “Authenticity in the Digital Age of Social Media," Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, Flint, MI, (November 16, 2017).
  • Poster
    Gray, J. (Author & Presenter), FSU Department of Humanities Colloquium Series, “Rethinking the Homeschooling Movement – WWJDD (What Would John Dewey Do),” Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (September 21, 2017).
  • Paper
    Gray, J. (Author & Presenter), John Dewey’s Democracy and Education 100 Years On: Past Present and Future Relevance, “Dewey and the Movement to Home-Schooling," Cambridge University, Cambridge, U.K, (September 30, 2016).
  • Paper
    Gray, J. (Author & Presenter), Snider, G. (Author & Presenter), Challenges of an Aging Population, “Philosophy of Aging,” Big Rapids, MI, (April 7, 2016).
  • Paper
    Gray, J. (Author & Presenter), The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters 2016 Annual Meeting, “The Stories We Tell: Dewey, Facebook, and the Re-definition of Intimacy,” Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI, (March 4, 2016).
  • Poster
    Gray, J. (Author & Presenter), Fifth International Conference on Sport and Society, “The Identity of the Hockey Player: Film versus Reality," University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, (July 31, 2015).