Dr. Christopher Adamo

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Graduate Program Director of English
Phone: ext. 2021
Email: adamoc@centenarycollege.edu

Academic Accomplishments

  • Ph.D. Philosophy, New School for Social Research, 2004
  • B.A.in History and Philosophy, University of Hartford, 1994


Born and raised on Cape Cod, Christopher Adamo has taught at Centenary College for over eight years.  Dr. Adamo routinely teaches introductory courses in philosophy, political theory, ethics, logic, and world religions.  Dr. Adamo remains active in the community, lecturing at the House of Good Shepherd in Hackettstown, New Jersey and at the Skylands Unitarian Universalist Church in Mansfield, New Jersey.  He was also recently awarded, with his wife Amy, the 2012 Don Spadola Memorial Award, for their volunteer work with the Freehold Area Running Club.   


Dr. Adamo‚Äôs doctoral research focused on the French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty and his work intersubjectivity and alterity, i.e.,  on the nature, basis and problems that beset interpersonal relationships.   The result of his diverse teaching responsibilities and opportunities, Dr. Adamo has also published work on religious pluralism in the work of Gotthold Lessing and political liberalism in the work of Jack Kerouac.  He also has an interest in utopian and dystopian  literature.

Dr. Christopher Adamo