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Jonathan Finnerty

Haslam Scholars Graduate Assistant & Teaching Assistant


Jonathan Finnerty serves as the Graduate Assistant and Teaching Assistant for the Haslam Scholars Program.

Mr. Finnerty’s responsibilities include:

  • Leading tutoring sessions for Haslam Scholars Program courses, with an emphasis on developing academic writing skills and critical thinking
  • Planning and organizing Haslam Scholars Program events and lectures.
  • Assisting with administrative tasks
  • Creating and organizing the Faculty Friday Lecture Series and the Global Awareness Lecture Series
  • Composing the weekly update to keep scholars, staff, and faculty informed about Haslam Scholars Program events and activities
  • Advising students on their community service hours and lecture attendance

Jonathan Finnerty is originally from New Jersey. He graduated from Rutgers University in 2017, with a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in philosophy and classics. Jonathan was an Undergraduate Transfer Scholar with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and is a current Graduate Scholar. Currently, Jonathan is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in philosophy and working on transitioning into a PhD program. His research is focused on the intersection of moral responsibility, action theory, and metaphysics. Jonathan enjoys working for the Haslam Scholars Program because of his own experiences as a scholar and hopes to provide the same support and positive experiences that he has received in his academic career. 

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