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Recent Placement and Alumni News

  • Seth Appelbaum (PhD, 2015) began a tenure-track position at St. John's College, Santa Fe.
  • Travis Mulroy (PhD 2016) began a Visiting Assistant Professor position at Xavier University, Cincinnati.
  • Travis Mulroy's (PhD, 2016) paper on Plato's Hippias Major will be published in the Spring 2019 issue of the journal Ancient Philosophy. 
  • Dan Tigard (PhD, 2018) published three papers: "The Positive Value of Moral Distress," Bioethics (2019);"Taking the Blame: Appropriate Responses to Medical Error,"Journal of Medical Ethics (2019); "Moral Distress as a Symptom of Dirty Hands," Res Publica (2018).
  • Mary Townsend (PhD, 2015) was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at St.John's University in Queens, NY. She was previously appointed as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Loyola University, New Orleans. Her book, The Woman Question in Plato's Republic, was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2017.
  • Nate Stout (PhD, 2016) was appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Program for Medical Ethics and Human Values at the Tulane University School of Medicine.
  • Derek Duplessie (ABD) was appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Government at Harvard University for 2018-2019.
  • Charlie Gustasfson-Barrett (PhD, 2018) was appointed as Visiting Faculty at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Alexandre Priou (PhD, 2014) was appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor at Kutztown University. His book, Becoming Socrates: Political Philosophy in Plato's Parmenides, was published by University of Rochester Press in 2018.
  • Shane Courtland (PhD, 2008) was appointed as Director of the Center for Free Enterprise at West Virginia University.
  • Tom Mulligan (PhD, 2015) was appointed as Postdoctoral Research Associate in Economics and Ethics at the Georgetown University School of Business. His book, Justice and the Meritocratic State, will be published by Routledge in 2017.
  • Paul Wilford (PhD, 2016) was appointed Assistant Professor at Boston College in the Department of Political Science. He co-edited and contributed to Athens, Arden, and Jerusalem (Lexington Books, 2017).
  • Michael Madary (PhD, 2007) published Visual Phenomenology with the MIT Press in 2016. He previously co-edited Perception, Action, and Consciousness (Oxford, 2010).
  • Mircea Dumitru (PhD, 1998) was elected Rector of the University of Bucharest in Romania and currently serves as Minister of Education and Scientific Research in the Romanian government.