Congratulations to Dr. Claire Katz on earning two awards for teaching. Dr. Katz earned the 2019 Association of Former Students University Level Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching. Professionals who merit this award have shown the highest standards of excellence in their duties at Texas A&M. This award recognizes, encourages, and rewards superior classroom teachers—the individuals […]
Lauren McAuliffe has been awarded the College of Liberal Arts Superior Service Award (CLASS) for the 2019/2020 year. The CLASS award recognizes superior achievement in four categories: Leadership & Impact– Brings out the best in others, encourages and recognizes those in the office, positively impacts colleagues and coworkers, supports and directs others toward the goals […]
Dr José Luis Bermúdez, Professor of Philosophy and Samuel Rhea Gammon Professor of Liberal Arts, received a Collaborative Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, together with Dr. Catherine Conybeare, Professor of Classics and Leslie Clark Professor in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College. The award of $48,000 is to support an interdisciplinary […]
Dr. Clare Palmer has been appointed to the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professorship in Liberal Arts III. She will be recognized during the October 24th Dean’s Reception at the Annenburg Presidential Conference Center
Adebayo Ogungbure, one of our Philosophy graduate students, has been awarded a 2019 Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Humanities Research Award to support his research this summer on his project “Unbounding the Black Imago: How the Representation of Blackness in Superhero Fiction Propagates Negative Models of Anti-Racist Practice.” Congratulations Adebayo!
Congratulations to our graduate student Adebayo Ogungbure on being awarded a Texas A&M University Office of Graduate and Professional Studies and The Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Award for Teaching! To read the full article click here.
Dr. Martin Peterson worked as the CO-PI on a successful NSF grant application with members of Psychology and the Law School at Texas A&M. The grant, in the amount of $371K, is titled “The Ethics of Diversity: Fortifying Ethical Infrastructure to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment in STEM Research and Practice Settings.”
Dr. José Bermúdez has been awarded an ACLS Fellowship this year. He is now one of 78 2018 ACLS Fellows that were chosen out of 1,150 applicants. “The 2018 ACLS Fellows hail from more than 50 colleges and universities,” said Matthew Goldfeder, director of fellowship programs at ACLS. “Fellows were selected for their potential to […]
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 […]
When we hear the word “philosopher,” we tend to think of Ancient Greeks like Socrates or Plato, or perhaps the Frenchman René Descartes, or maybe infamous Germans like Karl Marx or Friedrich Nietzsche. Influential philosophers thus seem to populate the past. But are there any important philosophers living in the world today? We can thank […]