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The Philosophy Department is very pleased to announce that Dr. Sandra Shapshay has been promoted to Association Professor, with tenure, effective July 1, 2014.

Congratulations to Philosophy Major Rahaf Safi on receiving a 2014 Herman B Wells Senior Recognition Award! read more »

Congratulations to Emmalon Davis for 1st Place in the Indiana University 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day graduate essay contest. The prize-winning essay is available for reading online.

Rahaf Safi, an IU Bloomington senior from Plainfield, IN, who will graduate in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and philosophy and a certificate from the Political and Civic Engagement program, has been appointed Indiana University's fifth presidential intern. read more »

Spring 2013 Awards - Congratulations to our undergraduate and graduate award winners.

The department is pleased to announce that Dr. Wiebke Deimling will be the Halls Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Philosophy graduate student Marija Jankovic has been awarded a College of Arts and Sciences dissertation fellowship for the 2013-14 Academic year.

The philosophy department is very pleased to announce that Dr. Kate Abramson was promoted to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2011, with tenure.

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Pieter Hasper has joined the faculty as of the spring 2013 semester. read more »

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Professor Adam Leite is the recipient of a Mellon New Directions Fellowship for the period 2011-13.

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Philosophy Graduate Students Marija Jankovic and Michael Rings have been awarded Nelson Fellowships for the 2012-13 academic year.

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Matt Carlson has been awarded a College of Arts and Sciences dissertation fellowship for the 2012-13 academic year.

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Philosophy Major Casey McGlasson was a finalist for The Marshall Scholarship in fall 2012.

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Philosophy Major Laura Goins was finalist in both 2011 and 2012 for The Rhodes Scholarship.

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Philosophy Major Michael McDowell has won the Plamer-Brandon Scholarship for 2012-13 from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Starting in fall 2012, undergraduates in the School of Informatics can satisfy their "Cognates" requirement by completing the Philosophy Minor in Mind and Cognition.

The philosophy department is sad to report that George Nakhnikian, who was appointed Chair of the department in 1968 and who deserves much of the credit for the department’s subsequent rise to national and international prominence, died on Monday afternoon, July 30, at age 91.
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The philosophy department is very pleased to announce that the recipient of the Myles and Peg Brand Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year is Sharon Mason. Full Story »