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2017 News


Congratulations to NU Philosophy major Laura Abruzzo, who published her paper "The Most Compassionate Aid" in the Princeton Journal of Bioethics. (originally posted 8/15/2017)

October 30, 2019


Congratulations to philosophy graduate student Amy Floweree on accepting a 3-year postdoctoral position at the University of Cologne's Center for Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition.

December 21, 2017

Congratulations to NU Philosophy's Ethics Bowl team, which qualified to compete at the National Competition in Dallas in February

December 12, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Kyla Ebels-Duggan

December 12, 2017 – from Association of American Colleges & Universities
Ebels-Duggan's paper in THE AIMS OF HIGHER EDUCATION is in a volume that just won the Association of American Colleges and Universities annual Frederick Ness prize for a book contributing to our understanding of liberal education.


Congratulations to PhD student Gretchen Ellefson who has just been named to the American Philosophical Association's Graduate Student Council.

November 2, 2017


Congratulations to Graduate Program Assistant Ozge Kocak, whose paper "The past as an object: Orientalist Fantasies" was just published in the Journal of Middle Eastern Literatures.

June 20, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Carlos Pereira Di Salvo, who successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Reconstructing the Kantian Cosmopolitan Project."

June 13, 2017

Congrats to Morganna Lambeth and Lauren Leydon-Hardy n on winning the 2016-2017 Thomas A. McCarthy for teaching excellence!

June 6, 2017

Congratulations to our graduating majors Gustavo Berrizbeitia, Perry Har, and Ajay Nadig, who received the honor of being named Phi Beta Kappa.

June 1, 2017


Congratulations to Professor Baron Reed, who has just been elected Vice President of the Northwestern Faculty Senate, starting AY 2017-18.

May 15, 2017


Congratulations to Professor Fabrizio Cariani, who was awarded a fellowship from the Mellon Foundation for his project entitled, "Understanding Predictive Thought."

April 21, 2017

Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD student Dr. Jared Peterson, on passing his PhD defense!

April 17, 2017

Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD Derek Green, who has accepted the position of (renewable) Lecturer at the University of Central Florida.

April 10, 2017

Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD Jared Peterson, who has accepted a visiting position at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

April 3, 2017


Congratulations to NU Philosophy student Dr. Amy Flowerree, on passing her PhD defense!

March 30, 2017

Congratulations to NU Philosophy student Dr. Raff Donelson, on passing his PhD defense!

March 23, 2017

Congratulations to Philosophy grad student Amy Flowerree, who has accepted a tenure-track position at Texas Tech University (following next year's one-year post-doc at the University of Cologne).

March 16, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Fabrizio Cariani

March 10, 2017

Cariani's paper, "Deontic Modals and Probabilities: One Theory to Rule Them All?" (in Deontic Modality, N. Charlow and M. Chrisman (eds.), Oxford University Press) was just named one of the ten best papers of 2016 by the Philosophers Annual.

Congratulations to Professor Tushar Irani (PhD Northwestern Philosophy, '08) on being awarded tenure at Wesleyan University.

March 9, 2017

Congratulations to Philosophy PhD Guy Elgat on the publication of his book Nietzsche's Psychology of Ressentiment: Revenge and Justice in On the Genealogy of Morals (Routledge).

March 2, 2017



Congratulations to Philosophy PhD student Raff Donelson, who has just accepted a (tenure-track) position as Assistant Professor of Law and Philosophy at Louisiana State University!

January 4, 2017