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Department News & Congratulations

  • Benjamin P. Davis's essay, "Theses for Theory in a Time of Crisis," appeared in Public Seminar

  • Joel Michael Reynolds, who defended in 2016, has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Disability Studies at Georgetown University and as a Senior Research Scholar in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, starting in August 2020. He was previously Assistant Professor of Philosophy (tenure-track) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the 2017-20 Rice Family Fellow in Bioethics and the Humanities at The Hastings Center. Dr. Reynolds is the founder and, along with Teresa Blankmeyer Burke, the editor of The Journal of Philosophy of Disability, co-director of a 2-year NEH Public Humanities grant project, The Art of Flourishing: Conversations on Disability and Technology, and chair of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy’s Committee on Accessibility, Disability, and Inclusion. He is the author or co-author of twenty peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, author of a forthcoming book with The University of Minnesota Press (Ethics After Ableism: Disability, Pain, and the History of Morality), co-editor with Christine Wieseler of a forthcoming edited volume with Routledge (The Disability Bioethics Reader), and lead editor with Erik Parens of a special issue of The Hastings Center Report (For All of Us? On the Weight of Genomic Knowledge). Dr. Reynolds will be giving the Edwards Lecture at Emory University this fall.

  • Professor Jessica Wahman’s essay, “The Insinuated Self:  Kremplewska’s Interpretation of Santayana,” has been published in Limbo:  Boletín de estudios sobre Santayana (Núm. 39, 2019).

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