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    Dr. Palmer awarded an Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award

    Dr. Clare Palmer is a recipient of a 2021-2022 College-level Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching. Established in 1982, the purpose of this award is to recognize, encourage, and reward superior classroom teachers – those individuals whose command of their respective discipline, teaching methodologies, pervasive caring, communication skills, and commitment to the […]

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    Dr. Pappas named 2021 National Humanities Center Fellow

    Congratulations to Dr. Pappas for being named to a 2021 National Humanities Center Fellowship. Robert D. Newman, president and director of the National Humanities Center, said, “We are proud to support the work of these exceptional scholars. They were selected from an extremely competitive group of applicants, and their work covers a wide gamut of […]

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    Dr. Katz Named 2020-2021 Piper Professor

    Congratulations to Dr. Katz for being named a 2020-2021 Piper Professor. This prestigious award has been given annual to 10 teachers in Texas since 1958 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation for superior teaching at the college level. In her nomination, one student said Dr. Katz was a great professor because, “She values her students’ […]

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    Dr. Bermúdez Named Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient

    Congratulations to Dr. José Luis Bermúdez on being named one of the 24 Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award recipients for 2021. Dr. Bermúdez won this award in the category of Research. Since 1955 the Distinguished Achievement Awards have been awarded to those who exhibit the highest standards of excellence at Texas A&M. The […]

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    Robin Smith to give Dewey Lecture

    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.

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    Dr. Easwaran Named 2020 EDGES Fellow

    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 […]

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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. […]

  • Dr. Rivera

    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 […]