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Placement news: Juvshik, Mooney, and Soland accept TT positions

Tim Juvshik, Justin Mooney, and Kim Soland accept tenure-track appointments starting in Fall 2024.

March 7, 2024
Garcia awarded Honorable Mention for the 2024 Lenssen Prize

Garcia awarded Honorable Mention for the 2024 American Association of Philosophy Teachers’ Lensen Prize.

February 26, 2024
Ann Ferguson Named 2023 SWIP Distinguished Philosopher

Ann Ferguson Named 2023 SWIP Distinguished Philosopher by the Steering Committee of the Eastern Society of Women Philosophers. She will be honored at a special session of the Eastern Division APA Convention on Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 11:00 - 12:50 (G6F) at the Sheraton New York - Times Square. 

January 4, 2024
Benjamin to speak at Stanford Medical School

Elle Benjamin, Philosophy PhD candidate, will be speaking at Stanford's School of Medicine in the context of their Stanford Neurodiversity Project.

December 7, 2023
Jorati's latest book out with Oxford University Press

Julia Jorati's latest book, Slavery and Race: Philosophical Debates in the Eighteenth Century, is hot off the press. 

November 27, 2023
Julia Jorati showcases syllabus at Syllabus Showcase

Julia Jorati, Associate Professor of Philosophy, recently contributed to the Syllabus Showcase series at the Blog of the APA. In her contribution, Julia discusses her syllabus for Phil 321: History...

November 27, 2023
Philosophy graduate students establish MAP chapter

MAP is an international, student-led organization aimed at addressing the issues of minority participation in philosophy. The new UMass MAP chapter will organize activities and events such as...

November 27, 2023
In Memory of Larry Foster

Lawrence (Larry) Foster, who was once a faculty member in the Philosophy Department at UMass Amherst, and later became a long-serving member and chair of the Philosophy Department at UMass Boston,...

July 7, 2023
Chen to join USC

u Chen (PhD 2020), currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Koç University, has accepted an offer from the Department of Philosophy at USC, where she will start in January 2024. ...

April 7, 2023


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