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."
APA Blog Editorial Team: Cherie Braden (B.A. Philosophy, 2010)
Congratulations to Cherie Braden, who recently was appointed Copy Editor of the American Philosophical Association's new blog! Cherie graduated from UNC Charlotte with a B.A. in Philosophy and English. She currently is a Ph.D. student in philosophy at the University of Toronto, specializing in epistemology. A launch party for the new blog will be held at the APA Eastern Division meeting on January 8, 2016 from 7-9pm. Please click here
to learn more about the APA blog.
Southeast Roundtable on Philosophy of the Americas (SERPA)
The inaugural meeting of the Southeast Roundtable on Philosophy of the Americas (SERPA) will be held at UNC Charlotte on October 2-3, 2015. SERPA will meet annually to provide an informal, helpful atmosphere for presenting work-in-progress in the areas of American/the Americas and pragmatist philosophy. Our upcoming meeting is a fully national and international event: please click here
for the detailed program. SERPA is free and open to the public; registration is requested for planning purposes by contacting Shannon Sullivan (email@example.com
Congratulations Dr. James
Dr. James was awarded Integration of Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award. She received the award as a recognition for her research and innovative teaching.
UNC Charlotte Ethics Team Wins Third Place
The UNC Charlotte Ethics team placed third in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition, held in Costa Mesa, California. They competed with 32 other regional finalist teams. The team consisted of six philosophy majors, double majors, and was coached by Professor Beth Mason. This is the highest the UNC Charlotte team has ever placed.
Read what philosophy major, Brandon Nixon, has to say about his time at Google.
Department MA Alum Wins Outstanding Thesis Award
Bradley Gray, a 2013 MA graduate, has won the UNC Charlotte's 2014 Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in Arts and Humanities. His thesis was on “School Bullying and Ideal Theory: The Role Discourses of Violence and Nonviolence Play in the Preservation of Hegemony,” and was directed by Dr. Robin James. Congratulations Bradley!
Community of Philosophical Thinkers Club
Join the The Community of Philosophical Thinkers at their weekly meeting, Thursdays at 4:30pm in Winningham Lounge.