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 […]
For the second year in a row, Dr. Kenny Easwaran has had a paper selected by The Philosopher’s Annual, whose goal is to select the ten best articles published in philosophy each year. For the most recent volume, selecting from articles published in 2015, the web site selected Dr. Easwaran’s paper “Dr. Truthlove or: How […]
What is the meaning of life? What is ethics? Thanks to the College of Liberal Arts, 25 sixth- to twelfth-graders are able to ponder these eternal questions at the Aggie Philosophy for Teens Camp. Claire Katz, camp director and professor of philosophy, says the idea is to immerse pre-college students in a subject rarely provided […]