Senior Lecturer
Philosophy & Religious Studies

Rod Evans

NORFOLK, 23529

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Virginia, (1987)

M.A. in Philosophy, University of Virginia, (1981)

B.A. in Philosophy, Old Dominion University, (1978)


Evans, R. L. (2012). Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, & Other Delightful & Outrageous Wordplay. Perigee.
Evans, R. L. (2010). Sorry, Wrong Answer . Perigee.
Evans, R. L. (2009). The Artful Nuance: A Refined Guide to Imperfectly Understood Words in the English Language. Perigee.
Evans, R. L. (2009). The Dictionary of Distinctions. Perigee.
Evans, R. L. (2007). Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge: The Book of Mnemonic Devices. Perigee.
Evans, R. L. (2006). The Gilded Tongue. Writer’s Digest.
Evans, R. L. and Carpenter, J. (2002). Matching Wits With The Million-Dollar Mind. Berkley.
Evans, R. L. (2002). Sexicon. Kensington.
Evans, R. L. and Hance, M. (1998). Legalized Gambling: For and Against. Open Court.
Evans, R. L. (1996). The ABC of Cat Trivia. St. Martin.
Evans, R. L. (1995). More Weird Words. Berkley.
Evans, R. L. (1995). The Quotable Conservative. Adams.
Evans, R. L. (1995). Weird Words. Berkley.
Evans, R. L. (1993). Getting Your Words’ Worth. Warner.
Evans, R. L. (1992). Drug Legalization: For and Against. Open Court.
Evans, R. L. (1992). The Right Words: The 350 Best Things To Say To Get Along With People (. Warner.
Evans, R. L. and Berent, I. (1988). Fundamentalism: Hazards and Heartbreaks. Open Court.


Evans, R. L. (September 23, 1995). Drug policy and some arguments for drug legalization The fall meeting of the Psychiatric Society of Virginia .
Evans, R. L. (March 31, 1994). Drug policy and arguments for drug legalization Philosophy Club .
Evans, R. L. (January , 1993). What is morality? and The Challenge of Cultural Relativism An interdisciplinary workshop called “Ethics in the Classroom” .
Evans, R. L. (November , 1989). Three Arguments Against Legal Duties of Rescue: An Evaluation The fall 1989 meeting of the Virginia Philosophical Association Blacksburg, Virginia.
  • 1978 Virginia Governor’s Fellowship for the University of Virginia, Virginia Governor
  • 2001 Outstanding Teacher of the Year for Students with Disabilities, Old Dominion University
  • 2003 Amada Hoffler Weekend College Teaching Award,
  • 2003 Who’s Who in America,
  • 2007 Granby High School Hall of Fame, Granby High School
  • 2007 Who’s Who in American Education,