It is our pleasure to inform that Dr. Ariew's Research Board Application, "Darwin, Statistics and Evolution", was approved for funding at the February Board meeting.
It is our pleasure to inform that Dr. Heckel's Research Board Application,"What Makes a Philosophical Interlocutor (In)appropriate", was approved for funding at the February Board meeting.Congratulations Dr. Marta Heckel on winning the UM System's Research Board Grant.
Congratulations to Stacey Andreasen, who won the A&S Staff Appreciation Award! Stacey is Bussiness Support Specialist for Philosophy and efficiently handles the Departments of Philosophy, German& Russian Studies and Romance Languages and Literatures.
We know it’s not easy and we appreciate all your efforts.
Marta Heckel has joined the Philosophy Department as an assistant professor. Her specialization is ancient western philosophy, especially Plato.
She earned her Ph.D. in 2017 at Cornell University and served there as the Philosophical Review Visiting Lecturer during 2017–2018. We are delighted to have her on board and bid her a warm welcome!
University of Missouri alumnus Joseph Bartzel has been named one of 21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Incoming Grad Students 2018.
Paul Hamilton has successfully passed the oral defense of his dissertation, "Resisting the Nudge." Congratulations, Paul!
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Troy Hall has successfully passed the oral defense of his dissertation, "Three Studies in the Philosophy of Jazz." Congratulations, Troy!