Philosophy Department alumna wins 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

We are pleased to announce that a recent UNC Philosophy graduate, Vida Yao, has won the 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Humanities & Fine Arts. Vida will be recognized at The Graduate School’s Annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration on April 20th at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.

Congratulations, Vida!


Shafer-Landau featured contributor to Hi-Phi Nation radio

Tune in to hear Russ Shafer-Landau’s contribution on “Wishes of the Dead” starting Tuesday, January 24th! Visit to listen, or subscribe to Hi-Phi Nation for free by visiting iTunes here, GooglePlay or Stitcher.

Hosted by Barry Lam, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, and produced out of Duke University through the Humanities Writ Large Initiative, Hi-Phi Nation is a new radio show and podcast. Read all about it here.

New senior PPE position

The UNC PPE Program is pleased to announce a new senior position.  We are searching for an accomplished scholar with specialties in moral and political philosophy, who has research and teaching interests that fall at the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics.  Further information is available HERE.