Awards and Honors
The Schlaretzki Prize
This prize is named after Ernest "Ernie" Schlaretzki, former chair of the philosophy department, and is awarded to our most outstanding graduating senior.
The 2019 winners are Annie Trang and Allison Whitaker.
The 2020 winner is Ariel Levchenko.
The Joseph and Beth Duckett Award
This award was established by Joseph and Beth Duckett, parents of a former philosophy major, in order to honor the most outstanding junior philosophy major each year.
The 2019 winners are Ariel Levchenko and Thomas McEvoy Zafiropulos.
The 2020 winner is Perry Beamer.
Honors in Philosophy
The following students recently graduated with Honors in Philosophy:
Eunice Cho, Implications of Current Theories of Memory on Personal Identity, 2020
Francis Marcellino, Evolution and Intellectual History of the Frauchigger-Renner Argument (Winner of the Winston Family Honors Award), 2020
Ariel Levchenko, The Personite Problem: Ethical Implications of Time, 2020
Aharon Logue, Virtue Ethics in Moses Hayyim Luzzatto's The Path of the Upright, 2020
Michael Pollack, Epistocracy as an Epistemic Injustice, 2020
Thomas McEvoy Zafiropulos, Personal Identity and Personhood: A New Schema for 'Us,' 2020