News for Current students

Friday, October 30, 2020

Now in Paperback!


Philosophy faculty member Jacqueline Feke's most recent publication, Ptolemy's Philosophy: Mathematics as a Way of Life, has just been published in paperback.

Monday, September 21, 2020

National postdoc appreciation week

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In celebration for National Postdoc Apprection Week, we would like to introduce postdoc Adam Koberinski who is currently working with Doreen Fraser.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Good-bye to Shannon Dea

Shannon Dea


From 2007-2020, Shannon Dea was absolutely central to life at not just the Philosophy Department, but also the University -- she served as Vice President of FAUW, Director of Women’s Studies, Teaching Fellow, and Associate Chair for both Graduates and Undergraduates.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Our newest PhD graduate - Vanessa Correia

Vanessa Correia

We are proud to announcement that Vanessa Correia is the newest graduate of the UW philosophy PhD program.  We wish her the best in her future career.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Dylon McChesney wins a Distinguished Teaching by a Student Award

Dylon McChesney


Dylon McChesney, PhD student in philosophy, is one of only four recipients of the Amit & Meena Chakma Distinguished Teaching by a Student Award this year.  The award recognizes excellence in teaching with consideration for intellectual vigor and communication skills in the interpretation and presentation of subject matter while demonstrating concern for and sensitivity to the academic need of the students.