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Placement

Below is information regarding the placement record of the philosophy department over the last sixteen years.

The directory is organized by the academic year in which students went on to the job market.

The left-hand column gives the graduate's name and the title of his or her dissertation. The right-hand column lists the person's current position, as well as past positions, if applicable.

All positions are tenure-track, or tenured, unless otherwise indicated.

Please note the following qualifications:

1. All and only students who currently have or who have had some form of academic employment are listed below. Therefore:

2. Students who sought jobs before finishing their degrees but have not yet secured a position and have not yet finished their degrees are not listed below.

3. Some of the students listed in the most recent years may not have received their degrees yet, and may not even have defended.

4. Students who finished their degrees in the years listed above but are still looking for their first tenure-track positions are listed below, so long as they have some form of academic employment.

Please send any updates or corrections to the Webmaster.

2012-2013

  Sharon Berry
The Marriage of Rationalism & Empiricism: A New Approach to the Access Problem
Australian National University
(Postdoctoral fellowship, 2013-14 academic year)

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (Israel)
(Postdoctoral fellowship, beginning July 2014)

  Nico Cornell
Wrongs without Rights
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Legal Studies & Business Ethics Program

  Patricio Fernandez
The Power of a Practical Conclusion 
Universidad de los Andes, Chile

  Johann Frick
'Making People Happy, Not Making Happy People': A Defense of the Asymmetry Intuition in Population Ethics
Princeton University
(Joint Appointment in Philosophy & in the Center for Human Values)

  Allison Kuklok
Conceptualism & Objectivity in Locke's Account of Natural Kinds
St. Michael's College

  Paul Schofield
The Commonwealth as Agent: Group Action, the Common Good, & the General Will
Bates College
(2-year Postdoctoral fellowship)

  Jiewuh Song
Global Institutions and Relations among Non-Co-Citizens
Justitia Amplificata Center for Advanced Studies, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany
(Postdoctoral fellowship)

2011-2012

  Jon Litland
Topics in Philosophical Logic
University of Texas, Austin

University of Oslo, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, Plurals, Predicates & Paradox Project at IFIKK
(Postdoctoral fellowship while still tenure-track at above.)

2010-2011

  Gabrielle Jackson
Gilbert Ryle & Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Adverbialist Theory of Mind
University of Toronto, Jackman Humanities Institute
(2-year Andew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  Michael Kessler
Neutrality, Independence & Publicity: a Kantian Account of Political Legitimacy
University of Pittsburgh
(3-year Lectureship, renewable)

  Kranti Saran
Bodily Sensations: Nature, Location, & Extent

University of Delhi


  Changwon Sung
Morality & Other Values: A Contractualist Perspective.
Korea University
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2009-2010

  Arnon Levy
Idealization, Explanation & Fiction
Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (Israel)
(5-year Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellowship)

Will move to
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Fall 2014, with a joint appointment at the Sidney M. Edelstein Center for the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine.

  Kristi Olson
Justice, Unequal Talents, & the Market
Princeton, Center for Human Values
(Shapiro Bioethics Postdoctoral Fellowship)

Moved to
Stanford University in Fall 2012

  Kritika Yegnashankaran
Reasoning as Action
Bard College
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2008-2009

  Simon Rippon
An Epistemological Argument for Moral Response-Dependence
University of Oxford
(Uehiro Postdoctoral Fellowship)

Moved to
Central European University (Budapest) in December 2012: Joint appointment in the Department of Philosophy and the School of Public Policy

  Drew Schroeder
Divorcing the Good & the Right
Harvard
(2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship, Program in Ethics and Public Health)

Moved to Claremont McKenna College in Fall 2011

  James Shaw
Nonsense, Truth, & Ineffability
University of Pittsburgh
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2007-2008

  Jake Beck
The Structure of Thought
Texas Tech University

Washington University
(2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology Program, while still tenure-track at above.)

Moved to York University in Fall 2012

  Eli Chudnoff
A Study of Rational Intuition
University of Miami

  Melissa Frankel
In Defense of Phenomenalism: Why Berkeley is Not All Wrong
Syracuse University

Moved to Carleton University in 2009

  David Gray
What Lies Within: Essays on Phenomenology, Psychology, & Self-Knowledge
New College of Florida
(Post-doctoral Fellowship)

Texas Tech University
(1-year non-tenure-track position)

Vanderbilt University
(tenure-track)

Colgate University
(tenure-track)

  Paul Katsafanas
Practical Reason & the Structure of Reflective Agency
University of New Mexico-Albuquerque

Moved to Boston University in Fall 2010

  Japa Pallikkathayil
Your Money or Your Life: Coercion in Personal & Political Contexts
New York University

Moved to University of Pittsburgh in Fall 2012

  Andrew Roche
The Groundwork for Kant's Metaphysics of Experience
University of Oklahoma
(Non-tenure-track visiting assistant professor position)

Wheaton College
(Non-tenure-track position)

Centre College
(Tenure-track)

  Bharath Vallabha
Agency & the Mind-Body Problem
Bryn Mawr College

Left to pursue a non-academic career.
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2006-2007

  Anthony Corsentino
Vehicles of Meaning: Essays on Semantic Context-Dependence in Speech & Thought
Columbia University
(Core Curriculum lecturer)

Wellesley College
(Non-tenure-track visiting assistant professor position)

Boston University
(Core Curriculum)

  Martin O'Neill
Freedom, Fairness & Responsibility
University of York
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2005-2006

  Anthony Coleman
Contextualism & Skepticism
Willamette University

  Kyla Ebels Duggan
Autonomy & Interpersonal Authority
Northwestern University

  Arata Hamawaki
Self-Imagination & Judgement
University of Chicago, The Franke Institute for the Humanities
(Post-doctoral Fellowship)

Moved to
Auburn University in Fall 2007

  Sara Olack
Punishment as Negative Reciprocity
Johns Hopkins University
(Post-doctoral Fellowship)

Became a medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

  Thomas Teufel
Kant's Notion of Aesthetic Purposiveness
Baruch College, CUNY
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2004-2005

  Jinho Kang
The Road to the
Tractatus: A Study of the Development of Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy
SUNY New Paltz

Moved to Seoul National University in 2006
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2003-2004

  Hunsang Chun
Wish, deliberation, & action: A study of Aristotle's moral psychology
Sogang University (Seoul, South Korea)

  Louis-Philippe Hodgson
The Demands of External Freedom: Kantian Social Contract Theory & International Right
Glendon College of York University

  Waheed Hussain
The Value of Freedom
Wharton Business School

  Øystein Linnebo
Science with Numbers: A Naturalistic Defense of Mathematical Platonism
University of Bristol

Moved to Birkbeck College, University of London

  Patrick Shin
A Conception of Equal Treatment
Suffolk University Law School

  Abraham Stone
Husserl & Cavellian Skepticism, with Reference to the Thomistic Theory of Creation
University of California, Santa Cruz

  Catherine Wearing
Semantics & Pragmatics in the Interpretation of Metaphor
Wellesley College
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2002-2003

  Hilla Jacobson-Horowitz
Evaluating Phenomenal Consciousness
Ben-Gurion University, Israel
(Post-doctoral Fellowship)

  Michael Rescorla
Is Thought Explanatorily Prior to Language?
University of California, Santa Barbara

  Sharon Street
Evolution and the Nature of Reasons
New York University
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2001-2002

  Mary Coleman
Intentional Explanation & Practical Reasoning
Bard College

Moved to Illinois Wesleyan University

  Brent Kalar
Creating a Common Sense Beauty, Morality, & Community in Kant's Theory of Taste
University of New Mexico
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2000-2001

  Luca Ferrero
Making Up One's Self: Commitments, Agency, and Identity
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

  Aaron James
The Objectivity of Practical Reasons
University of California, Irvine

  Tom Kelly
The Practical Evaluation of Belief
University of Notre Dame

Moved to Princeton in Fall 2004

  Katalin Makkai
Object, Subject, & the Other: Aesthetic Conditions of Judgment in Kant's Critique of Judgment
Barnard College

Columbia University

Moved to European College of Liberal Arts, Berlin
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1999-2000

  Alyssa Bernstein
Human Rights Reconceived: A Defense of Rawls'
Law of Peoples
Ohio University

  Sean Greenberg
Hidden Folds of Freedom: Freedom & the Will in Leibniz and Malebranche
John Hopkins University

Moved to University of California, Irvine

  Pamela Hieronymi
Virtue and Its Imitation
UCLA

  Adam Leite
Skepticism, Reasonable Doubts, and the Fragility of Knowledge
Indiana University

  Sophia Reibetanz Moreau
Character, Freedom & Practical Reason
University of Toronto
(Law and Philosophy, joint)
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1998-1999

  William Bracken
Becoming Subjects: The Agency of Desire in Lacan's Return to Freud
University of California, Riverside

  David Macarthur
Skepitical Reason & Inner Experience
University of Sydney, Australia

  Lionel McPherson
Special Concern & the Reach of Moral Principle
Tufts University

  Faviola Rivera-Castro
Kant on Virtue & Justice
National Autonomous University of Mexico

  Sherrilyn Roush
Conditions of Knowledge
Rice University

Moved to University of California, Berkeley

  Ori Simchen
Uses of Mention
University of British Columbia

  Angela Smith
Attitudes, Agency, & Responsibility
University of Washington, Seattle

Moved to Washington & Lee University
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1997-1998

  Talbot Brewer
Character, Desire, & Moral Commitment
University of Virginia

  Steven Gross
Essays on Linguistic Context-Sensitivity & Its Philosophical Significance
University College London

Moved to
Johns Hopkins University

  Ian Proops
Logic & Language in Wittgenstein's
Tractatus
University of Michigan

Moved to University of Texas, Austin
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1996-1997

  Nancy Bauer
Recounting Women: Simone de Beauvoir & Feminist Philosophy
Tufts University

  Scott Brewer
Valuing Reasons: Analogy & Epistemic Deference in Legal Argument
Harvard University Law School

  William Bristow
Hegel & the Transformation of Philosophical Critique
University of California, Irvine

Moved to University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

  Emily Carson
Mathematics, Metaphysics & Intuition in Kant
McGill University

  Yuval Dolev
Time From the Metaphysical & Anti-metaphysical Perspectives
Bar-Ilan University, Israel

  Michael Glanzberg
The Paradox of the Liar & the Problem of Context
University of Toronto

Moved to University of California, Davis

Moved to Northwestern University

  William Haines
Practical Hedonic Sensibility and the Construction of Goodness
Georgetown University
(Visiting Assistant Professor)

Moved to University of Hong Kong
(Post-doctoral fellowship)

  Agnieszka Jaworska
Rescuing Oblomov
Stanford University

Moved to University of California, Riverside

  Tamar Schapiro
Caring for Our Principles: Action Under Non-Ideal Conditions
Stanford University

  Leif Wenar
Private Property: Conceptual and Normative Analyses
University of Sheffield

Moved to King's College London, School of Law in 2008
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