Jeff Sebo, Research Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Parr Center, was interviewed by UNC Research about food ethics. Click here to read the full interview.
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At their annual meeting today, the Department’s tenured and tenure-track faculty adopted the following diversity statement: “The non-discrimination policy of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://policies.unc.edu/policies/nondiscrim/) states that we are “committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming … Read more
Jeff Sebo was interviewed on WUNC’s “The State of Things” on the Ethics of Humor, in connection with the “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor” conference co-organized by Matt Kotzen. Check it out here.
Graduate student Sam Reis-Dennis has won both a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship (which he will accept) and a Charlotte Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (which he will decline) for the 2016-17 academic year. Congratulations, Sam!
Sandy Staley, the Philosophy Department Manager, has won the Janet B. Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship from the UNC Systems Staff Assembly. Congratulations, Sandy!
Marc Lange has won the 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. Congratulations, Marc!
Joshua Blanchard’s essay, “Moral Realism and Reliance on Moral Testimony”, was awarded “Best Graduate Student Essay” by the North Carolina Philosophical Society. Congratulations, Josh!
Illirik Smirnov has won the North Carolina Philosophical Society Essay Contest with the paper that he wrote for his metaphysics class taught by Carla Merino-Rajme. Congratulations, Illirik!
Steve Swartzer’s paper, “Punishment and Democratic Rights”, has won the award for best paper by an early career scholar from the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Congratulations, Steve!
Carla Merino-Rajme was recently profiled as a featured Philosop-her. Check out the post here.