Edward Allemand taught his first courses at De Paul as an adjunct and then instructor in 1965-66. In 1966 he received a Fullbright Scholarship to the university of Louvain, Belgium, for doctoral study and a project in French phenomenology. He received his doctorate, “avec grande distinction” from Louvain in 1970.
From 1967 to 1977 Allemand taught philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at De Paul. From 1977 to 1984 he was in the university administration as Dean of De Paul College and then Dean of Admissions and Assessment, the forerunner to the univerisity’s enrollment management division.
Leaving administration in 1984 and following a research interest in artificial intelligence Allemand joined the faculty of CDM where he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in AI, MIT and HCI. He helped establish the doctoral program in the college. Allemand’s final courses for the college were in the Ethics of Technology in 2018-2019.
Allemand’s research interests have continued to be in Artificial Intelligence and more recently in Machine Learning, so-called “deep learning” and Data Analytics. He has published in French and English on subjects of Josiah Royce’s social philosophy and Charles Pierce’s theory of signs. He is a life member of the Fullbright Association and a member of the Charles Saunders Peirce Society and the Josiah Royce Society. He is an affiliate of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace.