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2021 News


Congratulations to Dr. Abigail Bruxvoort, who has successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "Conflicting Rational Animals.”

September 15, 2021


Congratulations to Dr. Taylor Rogers, who has successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "Knowing How to Feel: Mapping affective epistemologies of ignorance through numbness.”

August 10, 2021


Congratulations to Alan Chavoya, who has been awarded the department's Thomas A. McCarthy Award for Teaching Excellence for 2020-21!

June 3, 2021


Congratulations to recent PhD recipient, Mark Thomson, who has accepted a continuous faculty position at Capilano University.

May 19, 2021

Congratulations to Marzouq Alnusf, who has been awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

May 13, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Marzouq Alnusf has been awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.  Many congratulations to Marz! 


Congratulations to Rachel Zuckert and to Jennifer Lackey, who have both been named as Kaplan Institute Faculty Fellows for 2021-22.

April 27, 2021

Congratulations to Jennifer Lackey, who has been named a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

April 12, 2021

Congratulations to NU Philosophy alumnus, Dr. Evan Dutmer, who has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2021 Cambridge University Press Dedicated Teacher Awards, for his work at Culver Academies in Indiana.

April 1, 2021


Congratulations to undergraduate Philosophy major, Alexandra Lang, who has won the Elie Wiesel Foundation essay contest!

March 18, 2021
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Congratulations to Dr. Mark Thomson, who has successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "Emotions and the Subject's Point of View."

February 19, 2021

Congratulations to our former philosophy major, Rafael Vizcaíno, who has been recently appointed as Assistant Professor at DePaul University and just won the 2020 APA Essay Prize in Latin American Thought.

February 4, 2021


Congratulations to Patricia Marechal, who has been awarded a Provost Faculty Grant for Research in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts for the 2020-21 academic year!

January 11, 2021
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