Recent Placements

2017 (to date)

Jonathan Lawhead
Davidson Academy
Instructor
Dissertation: Lightning in a Bottle

Christine Susienka
Sacred Heart University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Human Responsibilities: A Relational Account of Human Rights

Alison Fernandes
University of Warwick
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
AHRC Project: “Time: Between Metaphysics and Psychology”
Dissertation: A Deliberative Account of Causation: How the Evidence of Deliberating Agents Accounts for Causation and its Temporal Direction

Rush Stewart
Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (LMU Munich)
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Essays on Aggregation in Deliberation and Inquiry


2016

David Blancha
STEM Manager for Graduate Career Services
UCLA Career Center
Dissertation: The Moral of Luck

Alison Fernandes
University of Pittsburgh
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Philosophy of Science
Dissertation: A Deliberative Account of Causation: How the Evidence of Deliberating Agents Accounts for Causation and its Temporal Direction

Jeremy Forster

Columbia University
Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Core Curriculum
Dissertation: Nietzsche and the Pathologies of Meaning

Alexander Madva

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Hidden Mechanisms of Prejudice: Implicit Bias & Interpersonal Fluency

Katharine McIntyre
Columbia University
Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Core Curriculum
Dissertation: Freedom from Domination: A Foucauldian Account of Power, Subject Formation, and the Need for Recognition

Michael Stevenson

Columbia University
Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Core Curriculum
Dissertation: Subjectivity and Selfhood in Kant, Fichte, and Heidegger

Porter Williams

University of Pittsburgh, Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Philosophy of Science Made Effective: Realism, Reduction, and the Renormalization Group in Quantum Field Theory


2015

Avery Archer
George Washington University
Assistant Professor  (tenure track) (beginning January 2016)
Dissertation:The Rational Significance of Desire

Mark Berger

University of Chicago
Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper Fellow in the Society of Fellows
Dissertation: Genuine Value Pluralism and the Foundations of Liberalism

Guillermo Del Pinal

ZAS Berlin
Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dissertation: The Semantic Architecture of The Faculty of Language: Compositional Operations and Complex Lexical Representation

Katherine Gasdaglis

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Intuition in Kant’s Theoretical Epistemology: Content, Skepticism, and Idealism

Brian Kim

Oklahoma State University
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Context-Sensitivity of Rationality and Knowledge

Isabel Lerer

Founder of The Dodo (www.thedodo.com), a venture-backed digital media start-up dedicated to building the definitive online community for people who care about animals. Part news, part entertainment, part advocacy, The Dodo leverages the viral nature of animal content in an effort to help push the animal welfare agenda mainstream.
Dissertation: The Sport of Spectatorship: Exploring the Agency of Animals through Literature

Yang Liu
University of Cambridge
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dissertation: Probabilities: Studies in the Foundations of Bayesian Decision Theory

Alexander Madva

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Visiting Assistant Professor
Dissertation: The Hidden Mechanisms of Prejudice: Implicit Bias & Interpersonal Fluency

Ariadna Pop

Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Diplomat
Dissertation: Making Sense of Faultless Disagreement

Jeremy Wolos
Huron Consulting Group (New York, NY)
Higher Education Management Consultant
Dissertation: That Seems Right: Reasoning, Inference, and the Feeling of Correctness


2014

Michael Brent
University of Denver
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Power of Agency

John Brunero

University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Robert R. Chambers Distinguished Associate Professor of Philosophy and the Moral Sciences
Dissertation: Essays on Practical Reason and Instrumental Rationality

Guillermo Del Pinal

Ruhr-Universität, Mercator Research Group and Institute of Philosophy II
Postdoctoral Fellow (Neurolinguistics, Philosophy of Language and Cognition)
Project: Theory of Memory
Dissertation: The Semantic Architecture of The Faculty of Language: Compositional Operations and Complex Lexical Representation

Andrew Franklin-Hall

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Origins and Departures: Childhood in the Liberal Order

Jonathan Gilmore

Baruch College, City University of New York
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Previous position: Assistant Professor (tenure track) at Yale University
Dissertation: The Life of a Style: Beginnings and Endings in the Narrative History of Art

Dehlia Hannah

Arizona State University
Research Curator, Synthesis Center
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Arts, Media and Engineering
Affiliated Faculty, School for the Future of Innovation and Society
Copenhagen University
Guest Researcher, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
Dissertation: Performative Experiments: Case Studies in the Philosophy of Art, Science, and Technology

Brian Kim

Bowdoin College
Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy
Dissertation: The Context-Sensitivity of Rationality and Knowledge

Jonathan Lawhead

University of Southern California, Dornsife
Postdoctoral Fellow in Sustainability Solutions
Project: Complex Adaptive Systems and Geoengineering
Dissertation: Foundations of Climate Science

Alexander Madva

Vassar College
Visiting Assistant Professor
Dissertation: The Hidden Mechanisms of Prejudice: Implicit Bias & Interpersonal Fluency

Andreja Novakovic

University of California, Riverside
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Second Nature and Ethical Life: Habit, Culture, and Critique in Hegel's Science of Right

Sebastian Watzl
University of Oslo, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN)
Associate Professor (tenured)
Dissertation: The Significance of Attention


2013

Avery Archer
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Assistant Professor  (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Rational Significance of Desire

Andrew Franklin-Hall

University of California, Riverside
Post-doctoral Fellowship (2013-2014)
Dissertation: Origins and Departures: Childhood in the Liberal Order

Dehlia Hannah

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Center for 21st Century Studies
Postdoctoral Provost Fellow
Dissertation: Performative Experiments: Case Studies in the Philosophy of Art, Science, and Technology

Brian Kim

The Ohio State University
Visiting Assistant Professor
Dissertation: The Context-Sensitivity of Rationality and Knowledge

Felix Koch

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Assistant Professor)
Freie Universität Berlin (Free University Berlin)
Dissertation: Voluntarism and Reflection

Chloe Layman
Columbia University
Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Core Curriculum
Dissertation: Descartes’ Slight and Metaphysical Doubt

Ariadna Pop

University of Illinois, Chicago
Visiting Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Making Sense of Faultless Disagreement

Jonathan Rick
University of Toronto
Lecturer in Philosophy
Dissertation:  From Partial Passions to Moral Sentiments: Sympathy and a Smithian Psychology of Moral Judgment

Michael Seifried

College of Wooster
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Beau Shaw

Columbia University
Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Core Curriculum
Dissertation: Authenticity and Death in Being and Time

Dana Tulodziecki

Purdue University
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Realism, Underdetermination, and Method: Considerations on Knowledge and Experience


2012

Michael Brent
Carthage College
Bradley Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dissertation: The Power of Agency

Andrew Franklin-Hall
Barnard College
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Origins and Departures: Childhood in the Liberal Order

Alexander Madva

University of California, Berkeley
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dissertation: The Hidden Mechanisms of Prejudice: Implicit Bias & Interpersonal Fluency

Marco Nathan
University of Denver
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Explanatory Patterns in Molecular Developmental Biology

Andreja Novakovic
College of William and Mary
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Second Nature and Ethical Life: Habit, Culture, and Critique in Hegel's Science of Right

Katherine Rickus

Marquette University
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Anatomies of Affect: Examining Emotions as Processes

Beau Shaw

New York University
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pratt Institute, Social Science and Cultural Studies
Visiting Instructor
Dissertation: Authenticity and Death in Being and Time

Michael Stevenson
Hunter College
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Subjectivity and Selfhood in Kant, Fichte, and Heidegger

Nandi Theunissen

Johns Hopkins University
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Value of Humanity

Sebastian Watzl
University of Oslo
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Mind and Nature (CSMN)
Dissertation: The Significance of Attention

2011

Chris Haufe
Case Western Reserve University
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Evolutionary Psychology and the Future of Evolutionary History

Jonathan Neufeld

College of Charleston
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Listeners, Critics, and Judges: Performance and Deliberation in the Musical Public Sphere

Anubav Vasudevan
University of Chicago
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Symmetry and the Determination of Prior Belief
 

2010

Michael Fuerstein
St. Olaf College
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Scientific Public: Inquiry in Democratic Society

Christiana Olfert
Tufts University
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: Building the Soul: Aristotle's Constitutive View of Virtue

Jonathan Rick
Columbia University
Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Core Curriculum
Dissertation:  From Partial Passions to Moral Sentiments: Sympathy and a Smithian Psychology of Moral Judgment

Daniel Viehoff
University of Sheffield
Lecturer (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Claims of Disagreement: A Theory of Democratic Authority  

Sebastian Watzl
Harvard University
MBB Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy
Dissertation: The Significance of Attention


2009

Michael Fuerstein
Rutgers University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Cultural Analysis
Dissertation:  The Scientific Public: Inquiry in Democratic Society

Jonathan Rick
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department
Dissertation:  From Partial Passions to Moral Sentiments: Sympathy and a Smithian Psychology of Moral Judgment

Matthew H. Slater
Bucknell University
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Dissertation: The Nature of Kinds

Bonnie Talbert
Harvard University
Lecturer on Social Studies
Dissertation:  Other Minds and Other People: A Tenative Epistemology

Daniel Viehoff
Harvard University
Faculty Fellow, Safra Center for Ethics
Dissertation: The Claims of Disagreement: A Theory of Democratic Authority


2008

Fernando Birman
Delft University of Technology
Senior Researcher
Dissertation: An Inquiry on Physicalism

Laura Franklin-Hall

New York University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: From a Microbiological Point of View

Arnon Keren
University of Haifa
Lecturer
Dissertation: Testimony, Science, and the Social: Obtaining Knowledge from Authorities
 

2007

Andrea Borghini
College of the Holy Cross
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: On the Necessity and Sufficiency of Universals

Dana Tulodziecki
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Realism, Underdetermination, and Method: Considerations on Knowledge and Exper ience

Sirine Shebaya
Johns Hopkins University
Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Dissertation: Individuals as Ultimate Objects of Moral Concern

Hanne (Ahonen) Appelqvist
University of Helsinki
Researcher
Dissertation: Wittgenstein and the Conditions of Musical Communication

Eleonora Cresto
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research)
Assistant Reseacher
Dissertation: Inferring to the Best Explanation: A Decision Theoretic Approach

Tiger Roholt
Montclair State University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Groove: The Phenomenology of Musical Nuance


2006

John Brunero
University at Missouri-St. Louis
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Essays on Practical Reason and Instrumental Rationality

Daniel Cloud
Princeton University
Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Dissertation: Functionalism in Scientific Practice

Mark Couch
Seton Hall University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Functionalism in Scientific Practice

Chris Haufe

Duke University
Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Dissertation: Evolutionary Psychology and the Future of Evolutionary History

Arnon Keren
National Institutes of Health, Department of Bioethics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dissertation: Testimony, Science, and the Social: Obtaining Knowledge from Authorities

Matthew H. Slater

University of Idaho
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: The Nature of Kinds

Ivan Welty

Willamette University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Frege Against Hilbert on the Foundations of Geometry

Sophia Wong

Long Island University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Rawlsian Contractualism and Cognitive Disabilities


2005

Kenneth Ehrenberg
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: A Functional Methodology for General Jurisprudence

Ernesto V. Garcia
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Nature and Freedom in Kant's Ethics: The Historical Development of Kant's Moral and Political Philosophy

Brian Soucek
University of Chicago
Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper Fellow
The Society of Fellows (4 year post-doctoral fellowship)
Dissertation: The Personification of Art

Neil Williams
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: The Power to Persist

Jonathan Neufeld
Vanderbilt University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Listeners, Critics, and Judges: Performance and Deliberation in the Musical Pu blic Sphere

Hsing-Chien Tsai
Chung-Cheng University
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: The Logic and Metaphysics of Part-Whole Relations

Zanja Yudell
California State University at Chico
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Scientific Realism and Inconsistency: A Model-Based Approach


2004

Stéphanie Ruphy
Université de Marseille et d'Aix-en-Provence
Professor
Dissertation: Philosophical Implications of the Unity/Disunity of Science Debate

Peter Hajnal
The European College of Liberal Arts (Berlin)
Assistant Professor
Dissertation: Seeing Whole

Gustavo Ortiz-Millan
Instituto de Investigaciones Filisoficas Universidad
Researcher
Dissertation: The Belief-Desire Model and the Nature of Value


2003

Sergia Hay
University of Maryland, University College, European Division
Collegiate Faculty
Dissertation: An Ethical Stance Despite the World: Silence in Soren Kierkegaard's Second Ethics