Alumni news

February 13, 2024

Olesya Bondarenko (MA 2017) successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled "Tempering the Ambition of Social Science Genomics: Causation, Explanation, and Evidence for Policy" on 12 January 2024 at the University of Cambridge. Congratulations, Dr. Bondarenko!

February 12, 2024

Mykola Bakaiev (MA 2019) successfully defended his PhD thesis "Explanation and Understanding in Postanalytic Philosophy of History" on 22nd January at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Congratulations, Dr. Bakaiev!

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February 12, 2024

Michele Luchetti (PhD 2020), currently a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, was granted an ERC Preparative Fellowship at the University of Bielefeld. Michele will join the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Science in April 2024 to develop an ERC starting grant application with the title "Towards a History and Philosophy of Performativity in Medical Research, Education and Practice."

December 18, 2023

Rojin Mazouji (MA 2021), who is currently a PhD student at the University of California, Riverside, won a place in the Doctoral Fellowship Programme of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, with a project on "Re-reading German Idealists: Liberating Insights for Women". The programme supports doctoral candidates from all areas of research who are carrying out their doctoral studies at an Austrian university. Rojin will be based at the University of Vienna.

December 7, 2023

James Hutton (MA 2014) received an Assistant Professorship of Ethics & Philosophy of Technology at TU Delft.

December 7, 2023

Valentina Martinis (PhD 2023) received a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship in the research project "MIND - The British Sources of Philosophy of Mind 1888-1949" based at the Centre de recherches phénoménologiques, in the University of Lieges. 

December 7, 2023

Damian Aleksiev (PhD 2021) recently co-organised a workshop on "Grounding, fundamentality, and their epistemology" at the University of Vienna.

September 26, 2023
Edvard Aviles Meza (Philosophy, Cornell University) won the William James Prize of the Society of Philosophy and Psychology for his talk "Imagination without Awareness."
June 15, 2022

Our PhD alumnus, Garrett Mindt, was appointed a tenure track position at Florida Atlantic University. Congratulations, Garrett!

August 26, 2020

Yuliya Kanygina, who defended her thesis in 2018 got a 2-year position as a postdoctoral researcher in practical philosophy attached to the Lund Gothenburg Responsibility Project (LGRP). The project is located at both University of Lund and the University of Gothenburg. Yuliya will be hosted at the University of Gothenburg. Congratulation Yuliya!