Dr. Claire Katz has recently been appointed the Murray and Celeste Fasken Chair in Distinguished Teaching. The appointment begins on September 1, 2017. A prestigious five-year appointment, Dr. Katz has a range of plans to use the support of the appointment to help faculty, graduate student, and undergraduates advance their pedagogy and teaching.
Dr. Gregory Pappas received the Distinguished Research Fellowship with the Latino Research Initiative at The University of Texas at Austin for 2017-2018. The Latino Research Initiative is a national leader in research and policy about issues affecting Latinos. Housed in the College of Liberal Arts, the Latino Research Initiative was created to generate vital data, grants […]
By Jose Luis Bermudez Published by Oxford University Press on March 26, 2017 No words in English are shorter than “I” and few, if any, play a more fundamental role in language and thought. In Understanding “I”: Thought and Language Jose Luis Bermudez continues his longstanding work on the self and self-consciousness. Bermudez develops a model of how […]
Dr. Tommy Curry received The Alain Locke Award for Public Philosophy from the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy for 2017. This award recognizes a philosopher, junior or senior, who demonstrates excellence in engaged public philosophy about issues important to disadvantaged groups or people underrepresented in the academy or the public sphere. Dr. Curry was […]
Dr. Tommy Curry was recently awarded the USC Shoah Foundation and A.I. and Manet Schepps Foundation Teaching Fellowship for his work on Black men and the various genocidal logics imposed upon them in the United States. Upon visiting the USC Center for Advanced Genocide Research in January, Dr. Curry discovered testimonies of Jewish men who […]