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Meet the Team

Maughn Gregory

Maughn Gregory


Dr. Maughn Rollins Gregory is professor of educational foundations at Montclair State University, where he succeeded Matthew Lipman as the director of the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children in 2001. He holds a JD as well as a PhD in philosophy. He is co-editor of the Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children (Routledge, 2016) and the Philosophy for Children Founders series with Routledge.

Rose-Anne Reynolds

Rose-Anne Reynolds


Rose-Anne Reynolds is a Foundation Phase/ Early Childhood Education lecturer in the School of Education, at the University of Cape Town. She is a part-time doctoral candidate in the School of Education with research interests in Philosophy with Children, the Philosophy of Child and Childhood and Inclusive Education including Disability Studies. She is an active member of Mindboggles, the Southern African P4C network and is a qualified Level 1 P4WC trainer.

Santiago Outón de la Garza

Santiago Outón de la Garza

Web Coordinator

Santiago Outón de la Garza is the Academic Director of Big Thinkers. He studied philosophy and bioethics and was a founding member of the Bioethics Program at the National University of Mexico. He has over 16 years of experience in Philosophy for/with Children and is currently focusing on teacher education in P4wC as well as middle school children. His philosophical areas of interest are animal ethics, environmental ethics and the community of inquiry. He has also authored philosophical stories to use in community of inquiry sessions.

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