The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Inagural Matthews Lecturer Professor Charles Mills interviewed in Amherst Public Access TV

Monday, January 2, 2017

Professor Charles Mills (CUNY), who recently delivered the Inaugural Gary Matthews Lecture, was interviewed by professor Amilcar Shabazz (Afro-American Studies) for his show Difficult Dialogues:...

Kourken Michaelian (PhD 2009) wins Fast Start Grant

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Kourken Michaelian, who received his Ph.D. in philosophy from UMass in 2009 with a dissertation on memory and testimony, has won a Fast Start grant from the Marsden Fund.  This fund is administered...

Louise Antony to deliver 2016-2017 Sanders Lecture

Friday, September 23, 2016

Professor Louise Antony will deliver the 2016­-2017 Sanders Lecture at the 2017 APA Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA. The Sanders Lecture was established in 2013 to honor a distinguished...

Sophie Horowitz joins the Faculty

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sophie Horowitz (PhD, MIT 2013), previously Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rice University, joins the Philosophy Department as Assistant Professor. Professor Horowitz works in epistemology,...

Haley Schilling is First UMass Amherst Student to Receive Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship

Friday, April 22, 2016

Haley Schilling, a junior philosophy and mathematics major and member of Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship....

Antony to Deliver Presidential Address at American Philosophical Association Meeting

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Professor Louise Antony, who became president of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association in July, will deliver the presidential address Jan. 8 during the 2016 Eastern...