Jerome Balmuth is the Harry Emerson Fosdick Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Colgate. Students and alumni consistently name Balmuth, a Colgate faculty member since 1954, as one of the most engaging professors. His scholarly interests in the philosophy of Wittgenstein, epistemology, philosophy of law, philosophy of logic, meta-ethics and their connection with the philosophy of language have translated into a wide range of courses that have engaged and influenced generations of Colgate students.