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.”
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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).
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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”
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.
Rosa O’Connor Acevedo, Philosophy doctoral student, and Amie Zimmer, Philosophy doctoral candidate, were selected to receive Gary E. Smith Summer Professional Development Awards for 2019. The awards provide support to outstanding master’s or doctoral students pursuing academic, professional development, or training enrichment opportunities during the summer.
Congratulations, Rosa & Amie!