Shirong Luo

Adjunct Faculty

Shirong Luo has been a member of the philosophy department at Simmons University since 2006. Prior to his appointment at Simmons, he had been a visiting professor at Mount Holyoke College for two years (2004-2006). The first recipient of the Dean's Award for Exceptional Faculty Scholarship at Simmons University (2012), Dr. Luo has focused his research on Chinese philosophy of the classical period, comparative philosophy, and feminist ethics. He was an invited lecturer at the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers (2008).

Among the many courses Dr. Luo has taught at Simmons are Asian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Philosophy and the Arts, Philosophy through Literature and Film, Philosophy of Human Nature, American Pragmatism, Biomedical Ethics, and MCC.


  • Ph.D., University of Miami

What I Teach

  • PHIL 119 World Religions
  • PHIL 121 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHIL 132 Philosophy and the Arts
  • PHIL 133 Asian Philosophy
  • PHIL 241 The Beginnings of Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle
  • PHIL 246 American Pragmatism