January 26, 2021
Texas A&M professor emeritus Robin Smith has been selected to give the prestigious Dewey Lecture at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in February. Dr. Smith’s talk will be from 11:10 am – 1:10 pm on Friday, February 26, 2021.
December 9, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Easwaran for being named a 2020 EDGES Fellow. The Fellowship was established to honor, incentivize and boost mid-career faculty at the associate or early full professor rank who are making significant marks in their discipline. The recognition highlights Texas A&M’s intentional commitment to intensively support, retain and recognize faculty with significant and […]
September 17, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Claire Katz for earning recognition as a 2020 Presidential Professors for Teaching Excellence Award recipient. This is the most prestigious faculty honor bestowed by Texas A&M University and reflects the stellar career and accomplishments in accelerating and advancing knowledge in the classroom. This award was created in 2003 to recognize outstanding educators […]
September 14, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Glen Miller for being named a recipient of an Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching. The purpose of the award is to recognize, encourage, and reward individuals who display superior classroom teaching. The certification and prize will be conferred at the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Reception on October […]
August 28, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Pappas for being named to a Senior Fellowship at Maria Sibylla Merian International Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America. The Center, also known as The Mecila, examines past and present forms of social, political, and cultural conviviality in Latin America and the Caribbean. […]
August 20, 2020
The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University is delighted to announce that Dr. Omar Rivera has joined our faculty as Associate Professor with tenure (effective September 1, 2020). Dr. Rivera was raised in Lima, Peru, earned his PhD from Penn State and was trained in philosophy in the United States and Germany. His specialization […]
July 27, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Katz on the recent publication of the book she edited, Growing Up with Philosophy Camp. This work draws on her experience leading Philosophy for Children camps and the impact such experiences has on children as young as six through high school. Included are essays from Dr. Katz, Dr. Conway, graduate student David Anderson, […]
May 5, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Jose Luis Bermúdez for earning a place as a member of the 2020 class of Texas A&M University Arts & Humanities Fellows. Dr. Bermúdez earned this honor for his proposal, Models of the Self in the Classical, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods. With the funding from the fellowship, Dr. Bermúdez will co-edit the […]
May 1, 2020
Congratulations to the publishers and contributors for the Spring 2020 edition of Aletheia, the Philosophy Department’s Undergraduate Journal. The Aletheia features work from Texas A&M University undergraduates involved in multiple academic disciplines across the campus and serves as a platform for students to engage with philosophical ideas. Read the full text here.
March 21, 2020
Philosophy PhD student, Adebayo Ogungbure has published an article titled, “The Political Economy of Niggerdom: W.E.B. DuBois and Martin Luther King Jr. on the Racial and Economic Discrimination of Black Males in America,” in the Journal of Black Studies. In order to read the full article, click here.