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August 22, 2019

Graduating PhD Class of 2019


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August 12, 2019

Nicolae Morar on Jefferson Exchange Public Radio


Nicolae Morar, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies & Philosophy and Associate Member in the Institute for Ecology and Evolution, was recently interviewed on Jefferson Exchange Public Radio about “How We Talk About The Microbiome.”

A link to the interview is available at:
https://www.ijpr.org/post/curious-how-we-talk-about-microbiome

July 24, 2019

Camisha Russell on UO Today

Camisha Russell, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, discusses her book The Assisted Reproduction of Race, which examines how concepts of race are reinforced by reproductive technologies on UO Today. Russell talks about how race is a social construct and asks, “what does the idea of race do?” and posits that race is a technology (something made and used).

July 22, 2019

Announcement of article publication by Eli Portella and Óscar Ralda

 

Eli Portella (UO Philosophy Department Doctoral Candidate) and Óscar Ralda (UO Philosophy Department Doctoral Student) have co-authored “Disenchantment Redux: Marx, the Frankfurt School, and the Critique of Ideology” which will appear in Chiasma: A Site for Thought sometime before the end of 2019.

July 17, 2019

Philosophy in the News

Nicolae Morar (Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies) spoke with AroundtheO for a recent article “UO researchers urge changes in the language of the microbiome”

You can read the article here:
https://around.uoregon.edu/content/uo-researchers-urge-changes-language-microbiome?utm_source=ato07-17-19

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 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

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

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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