Gerard F. Vallone, PhD

Title: Retired Professor
Company: Pace University
Location: Saugerties, New York, United States

Gerard F. Vallone, PhD, Retired Professor at Pace University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in philosophy education.

Now retired after nearly 40 years of professional excellence, Dr. Vallone flourished as a professor of philosophy at Pace University between 1969 and 2006. During this time, he also contributed to Aquinas College as an adjunct instructor in 1973. Prior to these appointments, he began his career as an instructor of philosophy at Saint Joseph’s College for Women from 1967 to 1969. Dr. Vallone previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy at Saint Joseph’s College in 1964 before concluding his studies at Fordham University with a Master of Arts in philosophy in 1967 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1979.

A member of the advisory board for Group Creativity Inc., Dr. Vallone has taught philosophy courses for Saint Benedict School in the Bronx as well as Ridgeway Elementary, Post Road Elementary and White Plains High School for the White Plains Public Schools throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. Recruited to the editorial board for Analytic Teaching in 1990, he has been noted as the author of “Thinking! What Am I Doing When I Am Thinking?”  He has been additionally affiliated with the Association of Interfaith Ministers, the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children, the Institute for General Semantics and the International Society for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children. Attributing his professional success to his passion for this work, Dr. Vallone was presented with the Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence in 1988.

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