Graduate

Summer 2017

  • Congratulations to Graduate Program Assistant Ozge Kocak, whose paper "The past as an object: Orientalist Fantasies" was just published in the Journal of Middle Eastern Literatures.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Carlos Pereira Di Salvo, who successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Reconstructing the Kantian Cosmopolitan Project."
  • Congrats to Morganna Lambeth and Lauren Leydon-Hardy n on winning the 2016-2017 Thomas A. McCarthy for teaching excellence!

Spring 2017

  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD student Dr. Jared Peterson, on passing his PhD defense!
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD Derek Green, who has accepted the position of (renewable) Lecturer at the University of Central Florida.
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD Jared Peterson, who has accepted a visiting position at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy student Dr. Amy Flowerree, on passing her PhD defense!
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy student Dr. Raff Donelson, on passing his PhD defense!
  • Congratulations to Philosophy grad student Amy Flowerree, who has accepted a tenure-track position at Texas Tech University (following next year's one-year post-doc at the University of Cologne).
  • Congratulations to Professor Tushar Irani (PhD Northwestern Philosophy, '08) on being awarded tenure at Wesleyan University.
  • Congratulations to Philosophy PhD Guy Elgat on the publication of his book Nietzsche's Psychology of Ressentiment: Revenge and Justice in On the Genealogy of Morals (Routledge).

Winter 2017

  • Congratulations to Philosophy PhD student Raff Donelson, who has just accepted a (tenure-track) position as Assistant Professor of Law and Philosophy at Louisiana State University!
  • Congratulations to philosophy graduate student Amy Floweree on accepting a 3-year postdoctoral position at the University of Cologne's Center for Epistemology and the Kantian Tradition.
  • Congratulations to PhD student Gretchen Ellefson who has just been named to the American Philosophical Association's Graduate Student Council.

Fall 2016

  • Congratulations to Dr. Chelsea Egbert on successfully defending her dissertation!

Summer 2016

  • Congratulations to NU grad student Nick Leonard, on publishing his paper "Testimony, Evidence, and Interpersonal Reasons" in Philosophical Studies.

Spring 2016

  • Congratulations to PhD student Amy Floweree for publishing her paper "Agency of Intention and Belief" in Synthese.
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy grad student Carlos Pereira Di Salvo, on winning both a Fulbright and a DAAD for academic year 2016-17.
  • Congrats to Carlos Pereira Di Salvo and Mark Thomson on winning the 2015-2016 Thomas A. McCarthy for teaching excellence!
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD Seth Mayer, on his tenure-track job at Manchester University.
  • Congratulations to Philosophy and Law graduate student Raff Donelson, on publishing "Cruel and Unusual What?" in The Washington University Jurisprudence Review.

Fall 2015

Summer 2015

  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy grad student Nick Leonard, on his forthcoming paper (with Lance Rips) "Identifying and Counting Objects: The Role of Sortal Concepts," to appear at Cognition.
  • Congratulations to NU philosophy graduate student Morganna Lambeth on her forthcoming paper "An Objection to Kant's Second Analogy," in Kant Yearbook 7.1 (August 2015). 

Spring 2015

  • Congratulations to Northwestern Philosophy graduate student David Johnson, for having won the inaugural the American Society for Aesthetics Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2015-16.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Tovar for successfully defending his PhD!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Mason on successfully defending her PhD!

Winter 2015

  • Congratulations to Kathryn Pogin for being named a recipient of an APA prize for best opinion article written by a philosopher for her piece in the Huffington Post.
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy grad student Rebecca Mason on her tenure-track job at the University of San Francisco.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Seth Mayer on successfully defending his PhD!
  • Congratulations to recent Philosophy PhD Emilie Prattico on her new position at a research organization The Business for Social Responsibility.
  • We mourn the loss ofProfessor Jonathan Trejo-Mathys(NU Philosophy PhD, 2009), who was on faculty at Boston College​ (obituaryobituary for Professor Trejo-Mathys) ​
  • We note with pride and sadness the posthumous publication by NU PhD Jonathan Trejo-Mathys of an edited volume: Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore, eds., Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical, and Institutional Perspectives (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy, 2015).

Fall 2014

  • NU Philosophy graduate students recognized for initiating the Chicago-area Women in Philosophy workshop.
  • Congratulations to the WiPhi (Women in Philosophy) group at NU for starting WIPHICA (Women in Philosophy Workshop, Chicagoland)
  • Congratulations to NU Philosophy PhD Ryan Doran on accepting a tenure-track position in the Philosophy Department at the University of Regina!
  • Entering Graduate Student, Kathryn Pogin article was published in the New York Times.

Summer 2014

  • Congratulations to graduate student Derek Green, on accepting a Visiting Professorship at Oakland University.

Spring 2014

  • Congratulations to Seth Mayer who has accepted a visiting instructor position at Auburn University staring this fall!

Winter 2014

    • New Frankfurt Exchange Program for graduate students!
    • Congrats to Deborah Goldgaber for accepting a tenure-track position at LSU.
    • Congrats to Nick Leonard for winning this year's Philogica Prize for Young Scholars for his paper, “Eliminative Individualism" in February 2014.
    • Congratulations to Philosophy graduate students Amy Flowerree and Hannah Kovacs for winning the Thomas A. McCarthy Teaching Award in Spring 2013.
    • Congratulations to NU philosophy graduate student Oksana Maksymchuk on landing a tenure-track job at the University of Arkansas.
    • Congratulations to NU Philosophy graduate student Ezra Cook, for having his paper "Epistemic Modals and Common Ground" accepted for a special forthcoming issue of Inquiry on contextualism and relativism.
    • Congratulations to Philosophy grad student Alison Peterman, on her tenure-track job at the University of Rochester.
    • Tyler Zimmer, Seth Mayer, and Rebecca Mason commented on Charles Mills' paper "The Political Economy of Personhood" published on the web forum On the Human.
    • Max Cherem accepted a tenure-track position in the Philosophy Department at Kalamazoo College.