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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 

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Kathryn Plaisance receives prestigious OUSA's 2022 Teaching Excellence Award

Katie Plaisance

Another teaching award for Katie!! Congratulations Katie on OUSA's 2022 Teaching Excellence Award. This award goes to teachers with the ability to spark students' curiosity and desire to learn and build critical skills that form the foundation of education. Katie has taken this role to heart and was selected by her students as an example of teaching excellence.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Kathryn Plaisance receives prestigious OCUFA teaching award

Katie Plaisance

We'd like to congratulate Katie on being named one of Ontario's most outstanding teachers by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). We are proud to have her as part of our department.

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.

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