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May 15, 2019

Rocío Zambrana is recipient of 2019 Director of Graduate Studies Excellence Award

Rocío Zambrana, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies, is the recipient of 2019 Director of Graduate Studies Excellence Award.

The UO Graduate School writes the following about this award:
This award recognizes that graduate program directors are charged with managing the essentials of a graduate program, a complex and multi-dimensional enterprise that also requires sensitive diplomacy. The UO Graduate School seeks to recognize faculty members who exceed expectations by making innovative or unique contributions that improve the quality of the graduate program and graduate student experience. The Graduate School also seeks to highlight best practices that can be shared to enhance the overall quality of graduate education at the University of Oregon.

Rocío will be recognized at the UO Faculty Excellence Award ceremony on Tuesday, May 28th at 5:00 pm in Global Scholars Hall.

May 8, 2019

Shannon Hayes Holds Dissertation Defense on Wednesday May 29

Doctoral Candidate Shannon Hayes will defend her dissertation “To Write the Body: Lost Time and the Work of Melancholy” on Wednesday May 29 at 9:30am in the Philosophy Department Seminar Room (211B Susan Campbell Hall) on the University of Oregon campus.

This Defense is free of charge and open to the public.

Hayes Dissertation Defense Poster

May 7, 2019

Announcement of article publication by Rocío Zambrana

Rocío Zambrana, Co-Editor of Hypatia, reviews Philosophy’s exclusionary publication record, and interrogates the meaning of peer review.

The article is at:
http://www.radicalhistoryreview.org/abusablepast/?p=3016

May 3, 2019

Bonnie Sheehey Holds Dissertation Defense on Friday May 24

Doctoral Candidate Bonnie Sheehey will defend her dissertation “Reparative Critique in Jamesian Pragmatism, Foucauldian Genealogy, and Contemporary Political Philosophy” on Friday May 24 at 12:00pm in the Philosophy Department Conference Room (250C Susan Campbell Hall) on the University of Oregon campus.

This Defense is free of charge and open to the public.

Sheehey Dissertation Defense Poster

May 2, 2019

Lauren Eichler Holds Dissertation Defense on Thursday May 23


Doctoral Candidate Lauren Eichler will defend her dissertation “Dehumanization and the Metaphysics of Genocide: A New Theory for Genocide Prevention” on Thursday May 23 at 3:00pm in the EMU Maple Room on the University of Oregon campus.

This Defense is free of charge and open to the public.

Eichler Dissertation Defense Poster

April 25, 2019

Celena Simpson Holds Dissertation Defense on Wednesday May 15


Doctoral Candidate Celena Simpson will defend her dissertation “The Mixed-Race W.E.B. Du Bois: Historical and Contemporary Insights” on Wednesday May 15 at 2:00pm in the Philosophy Department Conference Room (250C Susan Campbell Hall) on the University of Oregon campus.

This Defense is free of charge and open to the public.

Simpson Dissertation Defense

April 24, 2019

Philosophy in the News

Colin Koopman (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Pre-Law Advisor, Ethics Minor Director, and Director of New Media & Culture Certificate) and Nicolae Morar (Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies) spoke with AroundtheO for a recent article “UO researchers look to future of neuroscience and data collection”

You can read the article here:
https://around.uoregon.edu/content/uo-researchers-look-future-neuroscience-and-data-collection?utm_source=ato04-23-19&utm_campaign=workplace

Claire Pickard Holds Dissertation Defense on Wednesday May 15

Doctoral Candidate Claire Pickard will defend her dissertation “Pro-X: A Historical Approach to the Philosophical Problems of the Life/Choice Binary in American Abortion Discourse” on Wednesday May 15 at 9:15am in the Philosophy Department Conference Room (250C Susan Campbell Hall) on the University of Oregon campus.

This Defense is free of charge and open to the public.

Pickard Dissertation Defense Poster

April 5, 2019

Rebekah Sinclair receives Dissertation Fellowship


Rebekah Sinclair received the first annual Andrew W. Mellon/Center for Environmental Futures Dissertation Fellowship, which will support Rebekah in completing her dissertation during the coming academic year.

Congratulations, Rebekah!

March 22, 2019

Joshua Kerr receives OHC Dissertation Fellowship


UO Philosophy Doctoral Candidate Joshua Kerr has been awarded an Oregon Humanities Center Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-2020, which will provide a term of support free from teaching and for working on his dissertation The Hybris of Plants: Reinterpreting Philosophy Through Vegetal Life.

Congratulations, Joshua!

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