Philip Crossman

Philip Crossman is presently an Academic Administrator at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) overseeing courses in Philosophy, Political Science, Economics, among other duties. He teaches philosophy of ethics and comparative religions at Norwich and brings over twenty years of online history, philosophy, and religious studies teaching experience to his work at CCV and at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. Previous to his work as a college faculty member and administrator, he worked as a computer cartographer in Jerusalem, Israel for a number of years. He has a BA in History with a minor in Ancient Languages (Hebrew and Greek) and a master’s degree in Islamic Western Relations from Norwich University. He has completed all the coursework for a M.Ed. degree in Educational Technology at the University of Toronto. His master's thesis at Norwich was entitled “The Vicarious Crusaders: New England Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire and the Early American Image of Islam.” In his free time, Phil parents two sons, kayaks, plays hockey, draws cartoons and caricatures, writes, and reads voraciously.