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  • Denise Meda Calderon

    Denise Meda Calderon Earns Graduate Fellowship

    The Race & Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI) and the Carlos H. Cantu Endowment at Texas A&M University have offered Denise Meda Calderon a Graduate Fellowship in Latinx Studies. This Fellowship is offered annually to one Ph.D. level student whose research contributes to the field of Latinx studies and/or analyses of race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender. […]

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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’ […]

  • Congratulations Undergraduate Winners

    Congratulations to Undergraduate Essay Contest Winner Jacob Dominguez and Davenport Service Award Winners Eric Nash and Travis Steubing. These students were honored at the annual Department of Philosophy’s Manuel Davenport Memorial Alumnus Lecture and Student Award Ceremony. Jacob Dominguez won for the essay “Aristotle’s Agent Intellect Identified”. Eric Nash was honored for work on the Aletheia and […]

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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 […]

  • Aletheia – Fall 2020 Edition Published

    Congratulations to the editors and contributors of the Fall 2020 edition of Aletheia, the Philosophy Department’s Undergraduate Journal. The Aletheia features work from undergraduates involved in multiple academic disciplines from across the nation and serves as a platform for students to engage with philosophical ideas. The full text can be read here.

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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.

  • Philosophy for Children wins Award for Excellence

    Philosophy for Children Texas (P4C Texas) and the Aggie School of Athens Philosophy Camp for Teens at Texas A&M University have won the American Philosophical Association 2020 APA/PDC Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs Award. Under the Directorship of Dr. Claire Katz, P4C Texas has demonstrated sustained excellence through a record of achievement, […]

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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 […]