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Dominic McIver Lopes elected new APA board chair

The American Philosophical Association is pleased to announce that at its meeting last month, the APA board of officers elected Dr. Dominic McIver Lopes the association’s next board chair. Lopes, who will succeed Dr. Cheshire Calhoun of Arizona State University, will begin his three-year term on July 1, 2020. Dominic McIver Lopes is distinguished university [More]

APA Awards Grants to Ten Projects for 2019–2020

The American Philosophical Association is pleased to announce that it will provide grants to ten philosophy-related projects in the 2019–2020 fiscal year. For more information on these programs, visit the funded projects page of our website. Small Grant Program Each fiscal year, the APA Eastern Division provides $25,000 for the APA’s Small Grant Program. This year’s [More]

CFP: IAPS @ Pacific APA 2020

I am organizing the IAPS meeting at the Pacific APA and I am looking for participants to present or comment.I like to have a theme. I already have a paper on “fair weather” fandom, so other sports fandom papers/ideas would be great. But other topics are also welcome.Where: San Francisco, CAWhen: April 8–11, 2020What I need for the proposal:Name and affiliationCVPaper titlePaper abstractJust interested in being a commentator? Send: Name, affiliation, CVSend to: sklein _at_ asu.eduDeadline for proposal: Friday October 11, 2019If you are interested, please let me know ASAP. It's quick turn around, the deadline for submitting the group request for the program snuck up on me and I need to get the APA the information by Monday October [More]

Report on the APA 2013 Graduate Guide: Attrition and Placements from MA Programs

An analysis and report by Philosophy News on the data contained in The American Philosophical Association's (APA) 2013 Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy. In this report on master's programs, we look at findings such as how many students graduated from or left programs, the average attrition and completion percentages for schools, and the types of work students find after graduating. [More]

Report on the APA 2013 Graduate Guide: Attrition and Placement from PhD Programs

Philosophy News's analysis and report on the data contained in The American Philosophical Association's (APA) 2013 Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy. We report on findings such as how many students graduated from or left programs, the average attrition and completion percentages for schools, and the distribution of men and women in tenure track positions. [More]

Report on the APA 2013 Graduate Guide: Degrees Awarded and Time to Complete PhD

Philosophy News's analysis and report on the data contained in The American Philosophical Association's (APA) 2013 Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy. We report on findings such as which school awarded the most philosophy PhDs, the average time to complete a PhD, and which schools have the highest and lowest completion rates. [More]

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