LCAD Main Campus

Maxwell Murphey


Adjunct Faculty

Liberal Arts

Max Murphey is a teacher and researcher working in philosophy, mathematics, logic, and other related areas. He grew up in the Washington, DC area, attending St. Albans School from fourth through twelfth grade. He went on to major in philosophy and math at Columbia University, receiving his BA in 2005. Max then returned to St. Albans to teach middle-school math for four years. In 2009, he began in the PhD program in philosophy at University of California, Riverside (UCR). He earned his MA in 2012 and advanced to candidacy in 2014. Since 2015, Max has been teaching middle-school and high-school math classes at ACI Institute in Rowland Heights. Since 2017, he has been working as an adjunct philosophy instructor at Pomona College, UCR, Norco College. In 2018, Max began teaching mathematics at LCAD. Outside of work, Max enjoys reading philosophy, watching videos of physics lectures, biking, hiking, spending time with his fiancée, two young sons, and two dogs, and thinking about how to make the world a better place.