Tony Chackal

Tony Chackal

Academic Interests

  • AOS: Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, and Environmental Philosophy
  • AOC: Philosophy of Race, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Technology, and Feminist Philosophy.

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • “Of materiality and Meaning: The Illegality Condition in Street Art,” in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 74 (4): 359–370 (2016).
  • “Autonomy and the Politics of Food Choice: From Individuals to Communities,” in The Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 29 (2): 123–141 (2016).

Previous Experience

  • Instructor of Record, Philosophy Department, University of Georgia, 2012–2017
  • Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy Department, College of DuPage, 2011–2017
  • Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy Department, College of Lake County, 2008–2011
  • Adjunct Professor, Philosophy Department Harper College, 2006–2017


Atlanta, GA


  • Scooters
  • Playing music
  • Vinyl records
  • Farmer's markets
  • Art
  • Museums
  • Outdoors

Future Goals and Aspirations

  • Tenure-track position
  • Make Philosophy more public, social

Life Outside of the University

Hopefully I'll have one!