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Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 7, 2016

Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP) is a one-day, expense-paid workshop to be held at UNC Charlotte on November 7, 2016, for up to ten promising prospective M.A. students in philosophy from traditionally underrepresented groups.  GROUP is designed to increase the diversity of the academic pipeline in the discipline by recruiting a diverse group of undergraduates... Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 7, 2016 Read more >>

Philosophy Department Newsletter, Spring 2016

Click here to read our new departmental newsletter and read about: the Southeast Roundtable on Philosophy of the Americas (SERPA) a salon on biomedical ethics the philosophy and ethics of technology and more... Philosophy Department Newsletter, Spring 2016 Read more >>

How Much Money Do Philosophy Majors Make?

You might be surprised how well we do!  Click here for information from The Wall Street Journal on entry and mid-career salaries for philosophy and other majors; and click here for data from Forbes Magazine on how "Humanities Degrees Provide Great Return on Investment."  How Much Money Do Philosophy Majors Make? Read more >>

Dr. Trevor Pearce Awarded NSF Grant

The philosophy department congratulates Dr. Trevor Pearce for being awarded a 2016-2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholars Award, which provides a twelve-month release to conduct scholarly research.  Dr. Pearce's fellowship will run through the NSF's Science, Technology and Society program, and it will support his work on a book manuscript entitled Pragmatism’s Evolution:... Dr. Trevor Pearce Awarded NSF Grant Read more >>

Welcome Valerye Milleson, Postdoctoral Fellow in Healthcare Ethics

Dr. Valerye Milleson joins the philosophy department as our 2016-17 Postdoctoral Fellow in Healthcare Ethics.  She has a PhD in Philosophy and an MS in Biology from Arizona State University, and prior to coming to Charlotte she was a Clinical Ethics Fellow at Albany Medical College where she taught medical students and performed clinical ethics consultations.  Her research largely... Welcome Valerye Milleson, Postdoctoral Fellow in Healthcare Ethics Read more >>