News for Parents

Monday, January 23, 2023

New faculty member: Laura Mae Lindo

Laura Mae Lindo

The Department of Philosophy is thrilled to announce that Laura Mae Lindo will be joining us as a new faculty member! Find out more about her arrival date and what she brings to the department here 

Friday, October 22, 2021

New PhD graduate Kathryn Morrison

Kathryn Morrison

Kathryn Morrison, the most recent graduate from the innovative Applied Philosophy PhD program at Waterloo, is profiled in today's Waterloo News. Kathryn's work in the field of medically assisted dying focuses on mature minors (MAiD).

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Welcome Andrea Pitts!

Andrea Pitts

We are pleased to announce Humphrey Chair in Feminist Philosophy Andrea Pitts to the philosophy department for the fall term.

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.

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. 

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