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    Dr. Katz Awarded Presidential Professors for Teaching Excellence Award

    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 […]

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    Dr. Miller Awarded Distinguished Achievement Award

    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 […]

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    Dr. Gregory Pappas Named to Senior Fellowship

    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. […]

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    Welcome Dr. Rivera

    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 […]

  • Growing Up with Philosophy Camp Published

    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, […]

  • Dr. Bermúdez named University Fellow

    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 […]

  • 2020 Aletheia Published

    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.

  • Adebayo Ogungbure’s work published in the Journal of Black Studies

    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.

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    In Memory of Dr. John J. McDermott

    Texas A&M Today published an article in tribute to the life and career of  Dr. John J. McDermott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 30th. The article is titled, “Philosophy Professor John J. McDermott Remembered as Conscience of Texas A&M, Top In His Field” and includes some of his most significant contributions to the […]