Cecile Tougas

Instructor of Latin


Joined NCSSM in August 2005

Cecile T. Tougas, Ph.D., joined the NCSSM Humanities Department in 2005, teaching Latin and philosophy from the beginning. She teaches Latin Elements I and II, Latin Boot Camp, and upper level courses in Latin prose and poetry. She wrote “The Phenomena of Awareness: Husserl, Cantor, Jung,” published by Routledge in London, 2013. She co-edited “Presenting Women Philosophers” with Sara Ebenreck, published by Temple University Press, 2000. She uses these books in her philosophy course, “Knowing Mind: Maker of AI,” whose aim is knowing oneself better as living awareness.

BA, Duquesne University

MA, Philosophy, Duquesne University

PhD, Philosophy, Duquesne University