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Ash Williams Makes Charlotte's "30 Under 30" List

The philosophy department congratulates Ash Williams for making Charlotte Agenda's "30 Under 30" Class List for 2017. The annual list commends "young people [who] are leaving their marks on the city like never before." Williams received their BA in Philosophy from UNC Charlotte in 2014 and their MA in Ethics and Applied Philosophy from UNC Charlotte in 2015. Williams currently is a... Ash Williams Makes Charlotte's "30 Under 30" List Read more >>

Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 13, 2017

Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP) is a one-day, expense-paid workshop to be held at UNC Charlotte on November 13, 2017, 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... Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 13, 2017 Read more >>

Department Awards Philosophy Prize to Lucas Carroll

Lucas Carroll is a triple major in Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics (although he tells us that philosophy is clearly the best!). His philosophical interests lie in ontology, semiotics, and the philosophy of logic, with his three favorite philosophers being Aquinas, Heidegger, and Hegel. After graduating, he hopes to continue his academic studies through the PhD level and, in his words... Department Awards Philosophy Prize to Lucas Carroll Read more >>

Department Hires Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Philosophy

The philosophy department and WGST program are excited to welcome Elisabeth Paquette as Assistant Professor in fall 2017.  Paquette specializes in feminist philosophy, queer theory, decolonial and critical race studies, social and political philosophy, and 20th century continental philosophy.  Her dissertation From Indifference to Difference critically examines theories of... Department Hires Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Philosophy Read more >>

Department Hires Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Ethics

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Dr. Ruth Groenhout will join its faculty in fall 2017 as Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Ethics. Dr. Groenhout specializes in bioethics, ethical theory, and feminist philosophy. Her publications include Bioethics: A Reformed Look at Life and Death Choices (2009), Transforming Care: A Christian Vision of Nursing Practice (2005),... Department Hires Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Ethics Read more >>