The Hume Society

Stimulating Scholarship on the Philosophy and Writings of David Hume

Society Governance

The Executive Committee consists of ten members. Nine are elected by the membership of the Society to staggered three-year terms, so that in principle three are elected each year. The Executive Vice President-Treasurer is appointed by the Executive Committee to a five-year term and serves on the Committee ex officio.

Executive Vice President-Treasurer
Emily KelahanIllinois Wesleyan University2019 - 2023
Rico Vitz2014 - 2018
Angela Coventry2009 - 2013
Corliss Swain2008 - 2008
Corliss Swain2003 - 2007
Mikael Karlsson1998 - 2002
Saul Traiger1993 - 1997
Dorothy Coleman1987 - 1992
Donald Livingston1986 - 1986
Donald Livingston1985 - 1985
James King1983 - 1983
James King1982 - 1982
James King1981 - 1981
James King1980 - 1980
James King1978 - 1978
James King1977 - 1977
James King1976 - 1976
James King1975 - 1975
Members of the Executive Committee
Alison McIntyreWellesley College2019 - 2021
Katharina PaxmanBrigham Young University2019 - 2021
Lewis PowellUniversity of Buffallo (SUNY)2019 - 2021
Jennifer Smalligan MarušićBrandeis University2018 - 2020
Margaret WatkinsSaint Vincent College2018 - 2020
Andre WillisBrown University2018 - 2020
Ángela Calvo de SaavedraPontificia Universidad Javeriana2017 - 2019
Aaron GarrettBoston University2017 - 2019
Emily KelahanIllinois Wesleyan University2017 - 2018
Corliss Swain (President)St. Olaf College2017 - 2019
Karánn Durland2016 - 2018
Lorenzo Greco2016 - 2018
Jacqueline Taylor (President)2016 - 2016
Yumiko Inukai2015 - 2017
Willem Lemmens2015 - 2017
Margaret Watkins2015 - 2017
Ángela Calvo de Saavedra2014 - 2016
Aaron Garrett2014 - 2016
Michael Gill2014 - 2016
Karánn Durland2013 - 2015
Lorenzo Greco2013 - 2015
Jacqueline Taylor (President)2013 - 2015
Thomas Holden2012 - 2014
Willem Lemmens2012 - 2014
Lisa Shapiro2012 - 2014
Michael Gill2011 - 2013
Eric Schliesser2011 - 2013
Jacqueline Taylor2011 - 2013
Rachel Cohon2010 - 2012
Lorne Falkenstein2010 - 2012
Elizabeth Radcliffe (President)2010 - 2012
Livia Guimares2009 - 2011
Thomas Holden2009 - 2011
Miriam McCormick2009 - 2011
James Harris2008 - 2010
David Norton2008 - 2010
David Owen2008 - 2010
Rachel Cohon2007 - 2009
Ted Morris (President)2007 - 2009
Saul Traiger2007 - 2009
Donald Ainslie2006 - 2008
Lorne Falkenstein2006 - 2008
Livia Guimaraes2006 - 2008
David Norton2005 - 2007
David Owen2005 - 2007
Tatsuya Sakamoto2005 - 2007
Don Garrett2004 - 2006
Michel Malherbe2004 - 2006
Jane McIntyre (President)2004 - 2006
Kate Abramson2003 - 2005
Rachel Cohon2003 - 2005
Lorne Falkenstein2003 - 2005
Tito Magri2002 - 2004
Tony Pitson2002 - 2004
Jackie Taylor2002 - 2004
Don Garrett2001 - 2003
Michel Malherbe2001 - 2003
Saul Traiger (President)2001 - 2003
Kate Abramson2000 - 2002
Simon Blackburn2000 - 2002
Rachel Cohon2000 - 2002
Tito Magri1999 - 2001
Tony Pitson1999 - 2001
John Wright1999 - 2001
John Biro (President)1998 - 2000
Jane McIntyre1998 - 2000
Jackie Taylor1998 - 2000
Simon Blackburn1997 - 1999
Stephen Darwall1997 - 1999
Ken Winkler1997 - 1999
Elizabeth Radcliffe1996 - 1998
John Wright1996 - 1998
Mikael Karlsson1995 - 1997
Jane McIntyre1995 - 1997
Wade Robison1995 - 1997
Charlotte Brown1994 - 1996
Stephen Darwall1994 - 1996
Geoffrey Sayre-McCord1994 - 1996
Peter Millican1993 - 1995
Maria Montes1993 - 1995
David Raynor1993 - 1995
James King1992 - 1994
Jane McIntyre1992 - 1994
Wade Robison (President)1992 - 1994
John Biro1991 - 1993
Charlotte Brown1991 - 1993
Geoffrey Sayre-McCord1991 - 1993
Knud Haakonssen1990 - 1993
David Raynor1990 - 1993
John Wright1990 - 1993
John Biro1989 - 1990
J.P. Monteiro1989 - 1990
Eric Steinberg1989 - 1990
M.A. Stewart1989 - 1990
Saul Traiger1989 - 1991
John Biro1988 - 1988
Mikael Karlsson1988 - 1988
J.P. Monteiro1988 - 1988
Wade Robison (President)1988 - 1994
Eric Steinberg1988 - 1988
M.A. Stewart1988 - 1988
Saul Traiger1988 - 1988
John Wright1988 - 1988
Mikael Karlsson1987 - 1987
Jane McIntyre1987 - 1987
David Norton1987 - 1987
Wade Robison (President)1987 - 1987
John Wright1987 - 1987
Reinhardt Brandt1986 - 1986
Joao-Paulo Monteiro1986 - 1986
Wade Robison (President)1986 - 1986
Reinhardt Brandt1985 - 1985
Mikael Karlsson1985 - 1985
Joao-Paulo Monteiro1985 - 1985
Wade Robison (President)1985 - 1985
Donald Livingston1984 - 1984
Wade Robison (President)1984 - 1984
Stanley Tweyman1984 - 1984
Annette Baier1983 - 1983
David Fate Norton (President)1983 - 1983
Antony Flew1983 - 1983
James King1983 - 1983
Donald Livingston1983 - 1983
Wade Robison1983 - 1983
Stanley Tweyman1983 - 1983
Pheroze Wadia1983 - 1983
Fred Wilson1983 - 1983
Annette Baier1982 - 1982
John Biro1982 - 1982
Anthony Flew1982 - 1982
James King1982 - 1982
Donald Livingston (President)1982 - 1982
David Norton1982 - 1982
Wade Robison1982 - 1982
Pheroze Wadia1982 - 1982
John Biro1981 - 1981
Nicholas Capaldi1981 - 1981
Donald Livingston (President)1981 - 1981
David Norton1981 - 1981
Pall Ardal1980 - 1980
Nicholas Capaldi1980 - 1980
John Davis1980 - 1980
Donald Livingston (President)1980 - 1980
Pheroze Wadia1980 - 1980
Craig Walton1980 - 1980
Nicholas Capaldi (President)1979 - 1979
James King1979 - 1979
Nicholas Capaldi (President)1978 - 1978
John Davis1978 - 1978
Jude Doughtery1978 - 1978
Donald Livingston1978 - 1978
Pheroze Wadia1978 - 1978
Fred Wilson1978 - 1978
Nicholas Capaldi (President)1977 - 1977
Jude Dougherty1977 - 1977
Ronald Glossop1977 - 1977
Donald Livingston1977 - 1977
Fred Wilson1977 - 1977
Keith Yandell1977 - 1977
Nicholas Capaldi1976 - 1976
Ronald Glossop1976 - 1976
Peter Jones1976 - 1976
Donald Livingston1976 - 1976
Terence Penelhum (President)1976 - 1976
Wade Robison1976 - 1976
Keith Yandell1976 - 1976
Nicholas Capaldi1975 - 1975
David Fate Norton1975 - 1975
Peter Jones1975 - 1975
Donald Livingston (President)1975 - 1975
Terence Penelhum1975 - 1975
Wade Robison1975 - 1975
Nicholas Capaldi1974 - 1974
James King (President)1974 - 1974
Donald Livingston1974 - 1974
Terence Penelhum1974 - 1974
Wade Robison1974 - 1974