Angela Sun Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Angela Sun

Washington 322
Website - Curriculum Vitae

Angela Sun joined the W&L philosophy department in 2022 as an Assistant Professor.

Professor Sun’s research defends the value of integrity. Her writing focuses on the binding force of commitments, the relationship between integrity and self-governance, and the psychological and agential consequences of incoherence. She also has research interests in social philosophy and aesthetics.

Professor Sun teaches courses in ethics, social philosophy, and decision theory.


Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

B.A., Philosophy and Architecture, Wellesley College


Ethics, Philosophy of Action, Aesthetics


Introduction to Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Decision Theory

Selected Publications

"Counterfactual Reasoning in Art Criticism,” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 80, no. 3 (2022): 276-285