The UNC Charlotte Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Andrea J. Pitts will join its faculty in fall 2015 as Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Pitts received her M.A. in philosophy from the University of South Florida in 2009 and will complete her PhD in philosophy at Vanderbilt University in May 2015. She works in the areas of social epistemology, philosophy of race and gender, Latin American philosophy, biomedical ethics, and postcolonial/queer/transgender studies. She most recently has published articles on “Cruel and Unusual Care and Punishment: Epistemic Injustices in Correctional Health Care“ and "Toward an Aesthetics of Race: Bridging the Writings of Gloria Anzaldúa and José Vasconcelos,” and she is currently co-editing two volumes: Latina Feminist Theory (Oxford UP) and Beyond Bergson: Race, Gender, Colonialism (SUNY Press).
February 20th Deadline for Submission. Click Here for Detailed Document.
This Summer 2015 program will allow undergraduate students to work closely with a faculty mentor on a research project. Students interested in applying contact Dr. Lisa Rasmussen for more details.
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!
Philosophy Major and scholarship benefactor Jason Bonsall establishes fund for students with promising potential.
Read how Philosophy student, Ashley Williams, and her faculty mentor, Dr. Robin James are not afraid to ask the big questions.
Join the The Community of Philosophical Thinkers at their weekly meeting, Thursdays at 4:30pm in Winningham Lounge.