Fyfe departs for visiting fellowship at Harvard

Andrew Fyfe will spend the Fall of 2019 working with Chris Korsgaard as a Harvard Fellow in Philosophy. Fyfe's dissertation concerns constructivist proofs of Kant's formula of humanity.

Date Published: Nov 8, 2019

Julius Schoenherr gets tenure-track position

Congratulations to Julius, who has a tenure-track position in philosophy at Peking University in Beijing, starting in November 2019.

Date Published: Oct 9, 2019

Welcome Fabrizio Cariani!

Fabrizio Cariani (http://cariani.org) will start as an associate professor in Fall 2020. 

Date Published: May 1, 2019

Perez-Gomez accepts tenure-track position at Metropolitan State University of Denver

Congratulations to doctoral candidate Javiera Perez-Gomez who will become Assistant Professor of Philosophy at MSU Denver in fall 2019.

Date Published: Apr 29, 2019

Welcome Paolo Santorio!

Paolo Santorio (http://paolosantorio.net/) will start as an associate professor in Fall 2019.     

Date Published: Apr 17, 2019

Song wins American Society for Aesthetics Postdoctoral Fellowship

Moonyoung Song will be the first ASA Postdoctoral Fellow. She will work at the University of Michigan with Professor Peter Railton.

Date Published: Apr 15, 2019

Gipe obtains fellowship in bioethics

Kelsey Gipe, who earned her PhD in 2018, will be the 2019-2020 Clinical Ethics Fellow at Sutter Health’s Program in Medicine and Human Values in San Francisco.

Date Published: Mar 22, 2019

Reid obtains tenure-track position at San Francisco State

Congratulations to Postdoctoral Fellow Jeremy Reid who will take up a position as Assistant Professor at San Francisco State University, starting in the Spring of 2020.

Date Published: Mar 22, 2019

Honors for Jeffrey and Tanya Bubs' _Totally Random_

Totally Random: Why Nobody Understands Quantum Mechanics (A Serious Comic on Entanglement) selected by Forbes as best quantum physics book of 2018 and included in Symmetry's list of notable physics books of 2018.  

Date Published: Dec 18, 2018

President's Postdoctoral Fellow Theresa Lopez named Assistant Professor at Susquehanna

Congratulations to Dr. Lopez who will begin as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Susquehanna University in fall 2017.

Date Published: Dec 6, 2018

Marc Sanders Graduate Student Award goes to Schoenherr

Julius Schoenherr won for his paper "When Forgiveness Comes Easy" submitted to the APA Eastern Division.

Date Published: Sep 22, 2018

Carruthers promoted to Distinguished University Professor

Peter Carruthers has earned the highest appointment bestowed on tenured faculty at UMD.

Date Published: Jun 5, 2018

Alex Knox earns DAAD Research Grant

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will fund a year of Knox's doctoral research at the Humboldt University of Berlin

Date Published: May 24, 2018

Katelyn Turner (philosophy major, class of 2018) Receives Award

Date Published: May 23, 2018

Honors for Anna-Bella Sicilia (philosophy major, class of 2017)

Sicilia has been awarded a Coro Fellowship and has been admitted to the UCSD's Summer Program for Women in Philosophy

Date Published: May 23, 2018

Horty wins ICAIL Best Paper

Jeff Horty was awarded for "Reasoning with Dimensions and Magnitudes" at the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law

Date Published: May 23, 2018

Schoenherr wins Wylie Fellowship

The UMD Graduate School will support his dissertation writing next fall.

Date Published: May 23, 2018

Bhogal wins Sanders Prize

Congratulations to Harjit Bhogal who won the 2018 Sanders Prize in Metaphysics (and $10,000)!

Date Published: May 22, 2018

Quinn at WCCFL 36

Quinn is presenting two posters at the conference West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 36: "Reporting Modal Beliefs" and "Epistemic Uses of "Likely" and "Might" Are Only Indirectly So" (with Alexander Williams)

Date Published: Apr 13, 2018

Congratulations to Gavri Schreiber!

Gavri, an undergraduate Philosophy major,  was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Taiwan for the 2017-18 academic year.   

Date Published: May 12, 2017

Peter Carruthers invited to give the APA's annual Romanell Lecture, at the Pacific APA in March 2018

Date Published: Feb 3, 2017

Democracy Then and Now

A campus-wide initiative exploring the central role of public education in the development of American democracy. See dtn.umd.edu for more information.

Date Published: Sep 16, 2016

Alexander Williams and Jeff Lidz (UMD Linguistics) win NSF grant!


Transitivity of Sentences and Scenes in Early Language Development (#BCS-1551629):  The project is directed at the claim that very young children take transitive sentences to describe events viewed as having two participants. It asks whether children reliably view their world in these terms, and considers several problem cases.

Date Published: Jun 25, 2016

Cindy Phillips visting Edinburgh Law School

Cindy Phillips is visiting scholar at University of Edinburgh Law school from March to July. She will be presenting a paper on the function of law during the seminar series.

Date Published: Mar 27, 2016

Congratulations, Professor Dwyer!

Sue Dwyer was  named executive director  of the Honors College.   The full story is available at  http://www.umdrightnow.umd.edu/news/umd-names-susan-j-dwyer-executive-director-honors-college.

Date Published: Feb 9, 2016

Sungwon Woo at the APA Pacific

Sungwon Woo will be givng a talk titled "An Impossibility Result for the Best System Analysis" at the 2016 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Conference.  

Date Published: Nov 30, 2015

Ryan Ogilvie at the APA Pacific

Ryan Ogilvie will be givng a talk titled "Empirical Tests for Perception" at the 2016 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Conference.  

Date Published: Nov 24, 2015

Chris Morris interviewed

in the Weekly Gulan Magazine (Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq), http://www.gulan-media.com/english/details.php?section=2&id=141 (17 October 2015). 

Date Published: Oct 22, 2015

Rachel Singpurwalla visiting University of Colorado, Boulder

Rachel is  visiting the philosophy department at the University of Colorado, Boulder, from Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, in their visiting scholar series.  She will present her paper   "Political Friendship and Virtue."  The same paper will be presented to the philosophy department at University of Colorado, Denver.

Date Published: Sep 28, 2015

Peter Carruthers is guest blogging at BRAINS in the week of 09/28/15

Date Published: Sep 27, 2015