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2011-2012

ProPhilosophy now has placement data for 64 Ph.D.-granting programs. Programs that placed at least one person in a tenure-track job or postdoc in 2011-2012 are listed below in alphabetical order. Programs that have not reported any TT or postdoc placements are listed at the bottom. Discussion is welcome. Please correct and add information in the comments. Analysis of this data can be found here.

University of Arizona:

Will Braynen postdoc at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University. AOS: Social/Political Philosophy, Ethics, Decision and Game Theory.

Brian Fiala postdoc at Washington University. AOS: Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science.

Daniel Silvermint postdoc at McGill University (Autonomy and Oppression project). AOS: Political Philosophy, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy.

Orlin Vakarelov ACLS New Faculty Fellowship postdoc at Duke University. AOS: Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Science, Mind & AI, Information.

Australian National University:

Yuri Cath hired by University of East Anglia. AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind. Preceded by postdoc at St. Andrews.

Holly Lawford-Smith hired by the University of Sheffield. AOS: Moral and Political Philosophy. Preceded by postdoc at ANU.

Baylor University:

Ryan Byerly hired by Regent University. AOS: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion. Preceded by TT post at Southern Bible College.

Adam Pelser postdoc at Wake Forest (The Character Project). AOS: Ethics, Epistemology. Preceded by VAP at Oklahoma.

Boston University:

Candice Delmas hired by Clemson University. AOS: Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy.

Carolyn Dicey Jennings postdoc at the University of Antwerp (Between Perception and Action project) AOS: Philosophy of Mind.

Gal Kober hired by Bridgewater State University. AOS: Philosophy of Biology, Applied Ethics. Currently Lecturer, Tufts University.

Thornton Lockwoodhired by Quinnipiac University. AOS: Ancient Philosophy. Preceded by Instructorship at Boston University.

Chris W. Surprenant hired by the University of New Orleans. AOS: History of Modern Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, and Political Philosophy. Previously VAP at Tulane University.

University of California-Berkeley:

Brian Berkey postdoc at University of Melbourne (Social Justice Initiative). AOS: Moral and Political Philosophy.

Vanessa de Harven hired by University of Massachusetts, Amherst. AOS: Ancient Philosophy.

Andy Engen hired by Illinois Wesleyan University. AOS: Moral and Political Philosophy.

Markus Kohl hired by University of Tennessee. AOS: Kant, Ancient Philosophy, Ethics.

Tamar Lando hired by Columbia University. AOS: Logic, Epistemology.

Julia Nefsky hired by University of Toronto. AOS: Moral and Political Philosophy.

James Stazicker hired by University of Reading (UK). AOS: Philosophy of Mind. Previously Bersoff Post Doctoral Fellow at NYU.

University of California-Davis:

Huaping Lu-Adler hired by Georgetown University. AOS: Kant, History of Early Modern, History of Logic.

University of California-Irvine:

Christina Chuang hired by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. AOS: History of Ethics, Early Modern, Metaethics.

Elliott Wagner (LPS) by Kansas State University. AOS: Game Theory. Will defer for one year for postdoc at University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation (Evolution of Language project).

James Weatherall (LPS) hired by UC-Irvine LPS. AOS: Philosophy of Physics.

University of California-Los Angeles:

David Goldman postdoc at Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University. AOS: Ethics, Moral Responsibility, Punishment.

Jeffrey Helmreich hired by University of California, Irvine. AOS: Moral and Legal Philosophy, Philosophy of Action. Currently Graduate Research Fellow, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School.

Robert Hughes postdoc at UCLA Law and Philosophy Program. AOS: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Bio-ethics. Currently Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health.

Joseph Hwang hired by UIC Yonsei University, Korea. AOS: Descartes. Early Modern Philosophy. Currently TT at California State University-Chico.

C. Thi Nguyen hired by Utah Valley University. AOS: Ethics, Epistemology.

Jessica Pepp postdoc at University of Oslo. AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Language.

David Sanson (Ph.D., 2005) hired by Illinois State University. AOS: Metaphysics. Preceded by TT post at Ohio State.

Jesse S. Summers postdoc at Thompson Writing Program, Duke University. AOS: Moral Psychology, Metaethics. Currently VAP at Rice University.

Thomas Ward hired by Loyola Marymount University. AOS: Medieval.

Stephen White hired by Northwestern University. AOS: Ethics, Metaethics, Political Philosophy.

University of California-Riverside:

Justin Coates, Law and Philosophy Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. AOS: Ethics, Action, Moral Psychology.

Christopher Franklin hired by Marymount University, Arlington, VA. AOS: Ethics, Moral Responsibility, Philosophy of Mind. Previously VAP at Biola University.

Megs Gendreau hired by Cal Poly Pomona. AOS: Ethics, esp. Environmental Ethics. Previously Mellon postdoc at Bowdoin College.

Michael Goerger hired by Central Washington University. AOS: Ethics, Political Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy. Previously VAP at CWU.

Patrick Todd two-year postdoc at the University of Innsbruck and the Munich School of Philosophy. AOS: Metaphysics, Ethics (especially Free Will/Moral Responsibility).

University of California-San Diego:

James Messina hired by University of Wisconsin, Madison. AOS: Kant and early modern philosophy. Previously at Southern Utah University.

Jacob Stegenga hired by the University of Utah. AOS: philosophy of science and medicine. On leave for one year to complete a postdoc at the University of Toronto.

Michael Tiboris postdoc with the Spencer Foundation initiative in Philosophy and Educational Policy, in residence at UCSD. AOS: Ethics, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Education.

University of California-Santa Barbara:

Carmen Zinn hired by Cuesta College.

University of Cambridge:

Tim Button hired by the University of Cambridge. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Maths.

Sacha Golob hired by King’s College London. AOS: Kant, Hegel, and Phenomenology. Previously Junior Research Fellow at Peterhouse, Cambridge University; Teaching Associate at the University of Cambridge.

Shaul Tor hired by King’s College London. AOS: Ancient Philosophy. Previously Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge University. (Joint appointment with Philosophy and Classics).

Carnegie-Mellon University:

Conor Mayo-Wilson hired by the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. Deferred for 1 year postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University. AOS: Philosophy of Science, Epistemology (esp. formal and social), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Logic.

Paul Pedersen postdoc at the Max Plank Institute in Berlin. AOS: Epistemology (including Formal Epistemology), Normative and Behavioral Decision Theory, Game Theory.

University of Chicago:

Kristin Boyce ACLS postdoc at Johns Hopkins University. AOS: Aesthetics, History of Analytic Philosophy, Wittgenstein. Currently postdoc at Standford University.

Jay Elliott hired by Iona College. AOS: Ethics, History of Analytic Philosophy. Currently postdoc at Yale University.

Aidan Gray hired by University of Illinois at Chicago. AOS: Philosophy of Language, Semantics, History of Analytic Philosophy.

Nat Hansen hired by University of Reading (UK). AOS: Philosophy of Language. Previously postdoc at Institut Jean-Nicod (Paris), currently postod in Language & Cognition at Umeå University (Sweden).

Rafeeq Hasan postdoc at University of Chicago Society of Fellows. AOS: Political Philosophy, History of Ethics, 19th & 20th c. European Philosophy.

Jennifer Lockhart hired by Auburn University. AOS: History of 19th c., Ethics, Kant’s Practical Philosophy. Currently Mellon postdoc at Stanford University.

Tom Lockhart hired by Auburn University. AOS: History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics. Previously at Quinnipiac University.

Micah Lott hired by Boston College. AOS: Ethics and Value Theory.

Justin Shaddock Mellon postdoc at Williams College. AOS: Kant.

City University of New York:

Mark Alfano hired by Oregon State (to begin 2013). AOS: Moral Philosophy. Preceded by postdocs at Princeton and Notre Dame.

Wesley Buckwalter postdoc at University of Waterloo, AOS: Epistemology and Cognitive Science. (starting 2013)

Jennifer Corns postdoc at University of Glasgow (The Pain Project). AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Cognitive Science.

Tony De Marco hired by Bergen Community College. AOS: Aesthetics.

Jean-David Lafrance postdoc at Oxford University (FQRSC). AOS: Metaphysics.

Columbia University:

Michael Brent three-year postdoc at Carthage College. AOS: Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Mind.

Alexander Madva postdoc at UC-Berkeley. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Applied Ethics.

Marco Nathan hired by University of Denver. AOS: Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science

Andreja Novakovic hired by College of William and Mary. AOS: Nineteenth-century German philosophy.

Katherine Rickus hired by Marquette University. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology.

Nandi Theunissen hired by Johns Hopkins University. AOS: Metaethics, Normative ethics.

University of Connecticut, Storrs:

Asha Bhandary hired by University of Iowa.

Aaron Cotnoir hired by St. Andrews.  Formerly was postdoc at Northern Institute for Philosophy (Aberdeen).

BJ Strawser hired by Naval Postgraduate School. Concurrent with postdoc at Oxford University’s Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict Center.

Cornell University:

Andrew Alwood hired by Virginia Commonwealth University. AOS: Ethics, Philosophy of Language.

Brent Kyle hired by US Air Force Academy. AOS: Ethics, Epistemology.

Raul Saucedo hired by Yale University. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophical Logic. Preceded by postdocs at Yale and ANU.

Duke University:

Matthew Braddock hired by University of Tennessee, Martin.

David Crawford postdoc at University of Bristol.

Leonore Fleming postdoc at Duke (IDEAS).

University of Edinburgh:

Manuel Bermudez hired by University of Codoba (Spain). AOS: Epistemology, Early Modern.

Clare Mac Cumhaill postdoc at Geneva. AOS: Philosophy of Mind.

Mog Stapleton postdoc University of Stuttgart. AOS: Philosophy of Mind.

Fordham University:

David Borman hired by University of Nipissing. AOS: Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics. Previously VAP at University of Nipissing.

Gary Gabor hired by Hamline University. AOS: Ancient Philosophy. Previously VAP at Boston College.

Margaret Hughes hired by the College of Mt. St. Vincent. AOS: Aesthetics.

Michael Kelly hired by the University of San Diego. AOS: Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology. Previously VAP at Boston College. (deferred until Fall 2013.)

Ian Rottenberg hired by St. Leo University. AOS: Philosophy of Religion, Continental Philosophy.

Adam Wood hired by Wheaton College. AOS: Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind.

Harvard University:

Jacob Beck hired by York University. AOS: Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science. Previously TT at Texas Tech University and postdoc at PNP Program, Washington University in Saint Louis.

Douglas Bertrand Marshall 2-year postdoc at the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology.

Japa Pallikkathayil hired by the University of Pittsburgh. AOS: Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy. Previously TT at New York University.

University of Illinois-Chicago:

Sean Morris hired by Metropolitan State College of Denver (deferred). AOS: Logic and Foundations of Mathematics, Quine.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:

Steven Zusman hired by Waubonsee Community College. AOS: Ethics.

Indiana University, Bloomington:

Cameron Buckner postdoc at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. AOS: Philosophy of cognitive science and mind. Currently VAP at University of Houston.

Allen Gehring hired by Brescia University (KY). AOS: Metaphysics and Philosophy of Religion.

Kari Theurer hired by Trinity College (CT). AOS: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Biology.

University of Iowa:

Brett Coppenger hired by University of Minnesota Duluth. AOS: Epistemology.

George Wrisley hired by North Georgia College and State University. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Wittgenstein.

Johns Hopkins University:

Derek Leben hired by University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. AOS: Philosophy of Psychology, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Language. Previously VAP at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown.

Patrick Leland hired by Loyola University New Orleans. AOS: Kant, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind.

Marius Stan hired by Boston College. AOS: Kant, Newton, Leibniz, History and Philosophy of Science. Previously postdoc at Cal Tech.

University of Leeds:

X postdoc at Northern Institute of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen. AOS: Aesthetics. (starts March 2012)

University of Maryland, College Park:

Matt King postdoc at UCLA, Law and Philosophy Program. Previously VAP at St. Bonaventure University and Virginia Tech. AOS: Ethics, Philosophy of Action.

Leland Saunders hired by Seattle Pacific University. AOS: Moral Psychology, Metaethics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology:

Mahrad Almotahari hired by the University of Illinois-Chicago. AOS: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind. Previously temporary lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London.

Nina Emery hired by Brown University. AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics.

Dan Greco hired by Yale University. AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Science. Deferred one year for postdoc as Bersoff Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, NYU.

Brian Hedden postdoc at Oxford University. AOS: Epistemology, Practical Rationality.

Ginger Hoffman hired by St. Joseph’s University. AOS: Ethics, Philosophy of Psychiatry. Previously TT at Loyola University New Orleans.

Paolo Santorio hired by the University of Leeds. AOS: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology. Previously postdoc at ANU.

Miriam Schoenfield hired by the University of Texas at Austin. AOS: Epistemology, Ethics.

Paulina Sliwa hired by the University of Cambridge. AOS: Ethics, Epistemology.

Ekaterina Vavova hired by Mount Holyoke College. AOS: Epistemology. Previously Keiter Post-Doctoral Fellow at Amherst College.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor:

Stephen Campbell postdoc at Coe College (ACM-Mellon Fellowship). AOS: Ethical Theory, Applied Ethics.

Neil Mehta hired by Yale-NUS College. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology.

Sven Nyholm hired by University of Cologne. AOS: Ethics, Kant.

Alexandra Plakias postdoc at Northern Institute of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen (Relativism and Rational Tolerance project). AOS: Moral Psychology, Metaethics.

Daniel J. Singer hired by the University of Pennsylvania. AOS: Epistemology and Formal Epistemology.

David Wiens hired by University of California, San Diego (global justice position in political science dept). AOS: Political philosophy, philosophy of social science. (start deferred to 2013.) Previously postdoc at the Australian National University.

Michigan State University:

Ayesha Bhavsar postdoc at UCLA (Health System Ethics Center).  AOS:  Applied Ethics, Ethics and Development, Philosophy of Medicine.

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities:

??? 3-year postdoc at University of South Florida.

??? hired by Southern Oregon University.

??? postdoc at ANU’s Center for Philosophy and Applied Ethics.

University of Missouri:

Crystal Allen hired by Principia College. AOS: Political Philosophy, Theoretical and Applied Ethics.

Xiaofei Liu postdoc at Calvin College. AOS: Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy.

Collin Rice hired by Lycoming College. AOS: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Mind. Deferred one-year for postdoc at the University of Pittsburgh.

Yasha Rohwer postdoc at University of Missouri (Mizzou Advantage Postdoc). AOS: Philosophy of Science, especially Philosophy of Biology; Epistemology.

New York University:

David James Barnett hired by Union College. AOS: Epistemology.

Alex Guerrero hired by the University of Pennsylvania (joint appointments in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy). AOS: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Moral Philosophy.

Hyunseop Kim postdoc at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University. AOS: Ethics, Social/Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law.

Jonathan Simon postdoc at Australian National University. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Metaethics.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill:

Jamin Asay hired by Lingnan University. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science.

Cathay Liu hired by Yale–NUS College. AOS: History of Early Modern.

David Ripley hired by University of Connecticut, Storrs. AOS: Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Language.

Elanor Taylor hired by Iowa State University. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science.

Northwestern University:

Laura Papish hired by SUNY-Oswego. AOS: Ethics, Kant. Formerly VAP at Johns Hopkins.

Alison Peterman hired by the University of Rochester. AOS: Early Modern Philosophy.

University of Notre Dame:

Andrew M. Bailey hired by Yale-NUS College. AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology. Previously postdoc at Notre Dame.

Dan Hicks postdoc at Notre Dame. AOS: Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy.

Richard Kim five-year postdoc at City University of Hong Kong. AOS: Ethics.

Buket Korkut-Raptis hired by Muğla University in Turkey. AOS: Ethics, Philosophy of Science.

John Mullen (Ph.D., 2004) hired by Bethany College (KS). AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion. Preceded by TT at Oklahoma Baptist.

Lara Ostaric (Ph.D., 2006) hired by Temple University. AOS: Early Modern. Preceded by TT post at St. Michael’s College.

J. Brian Pitts postdoc at University of Cambridge. AOS: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics. Previously Research Assistant Professorship in Physics and Sorin postdoc in Philosophy at Notre Dame.

Christopher Porter (Notre Dame) NSF postdoc at the University of Paris. AOS: Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic.

Joshua Rasmussen hired by Azusa Pacific University. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion. Deferred to Fall 2013 for postdoc at Notre Dame.

Angela Schwenkler hired by Mount St. Mary’s University (Maryland). AOS: Kant, Virtue Ethics.

Alexander Skiles postdoc at the University of Geneva. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science.

University of Oklahoma:

Paul Franks hired by Tyndale University College, Toronto, Canada. AOS: Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics. Previously Lecturer at Tyndale University College.

University of Oregon:

Alfred Frankowski hired by Northeastern Illinois University. AOS: 19th/20th Century Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Race.

Grant J. Silva hired by Marquette University. AOS: Latin American Philosophy and Social/Political Philosophy. Currently TT at Canisius College and previously Sawyier Dissertation Fellow at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

University of Oxford:

Andrew Bacon hired by the University of Southern California. AOS: Logic, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics. Preceded by JRF at Magdalen College, Oxford University.

Joanna Burch-Brown hired by the University of Bristol. AOS: Normative and Applied Ethics

Sarah Fine hired by King’s College London. AOS: Political Philosophy, Ethics, Social Philosophy, History of Modern Political Thought. Previously Research Fellow in Politics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University and College Lecturer in Politics at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University.

Jane Friedman hired by New York University, starting fall 2013. AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind. Currently Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto; Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at University of Oxford, 2012-2013.

Kentaro Fujimoto hired by the University of Bristol (joint with mathematics). AOS: Mathematical and Philosophical Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics.

Andrew Stephenson, Junior Research Fellow at Queen’s College, Oxford. AOS: Kant.

Robert Watt, Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford. AOS: Kant.

Alastair Wilson hired by University of Birmingham. AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Physics. Preceded by postdoc at Monash University.

University of Pennsylvania:

Brad Berman hired by Portland State University. AOS: Ancient Philosophy.

Jerome Michael Nance hired by University of Maryland-Baltimore County. AOS: Social and Political Philosophy, Kant, German Idealism.

Jason Rheins hired by Loyola University, Chicago. AOS: Ancient Philosophy.

Krisanna Scheiter hired by Union College. AOS: Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Emotion.

Reed Winegar hired by Fordham University. AOS: Kant,Hegel,and German Idealism, Early Modern Philosophy.

University of Pittsburgh:

Bryan Roberts (HPS) two-year postdoc at the University of Southern California. AOS: Philosophy of Physics, General Philosophy of Science.

Catherine Stinson (HPS) postdoc at Universität Tübingen, Centre for Integrative Neuroscience. AOS: Philosophy of Neuroscience, Psychology, Computation.

Jackie Sullivan hired by the University of Western Ontario. AOS: Philosophy of Neuroscience.

Vanesssa Wills hired by Saint Joseph’s University. AOS: Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy, Marx.

Princeton University:

Mark Budolfson postdoc at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University. AOS: Ethics, Social/Political Philosophy, Epistemology, Metaethics.

Helen Yetter Chappell postdoc as Bersoff Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, NYU. AOS: Philosophy of Mind.

Richard Yetter Chappell hired by Bowling Green University. AOS: Moral Philosophy. (deferred to Fall 2013 for postdoc at University of Pennsylvania.)

John Maier postdoc at University of Cambridge. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind and Action. Previously postdocs at ANU and Sydney.

Daniel Rothschild hired by Columbia University, starting Fall 2013. AOS: Philosophy of Language, Linguistic Semantics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science. Previously postdoc at All Souls College, Oxford.

Brett Sherman hired by University of Rochester. AOS: Philosophy of Language, Epistemology. Previously VAP at Brandeis University and VAP at University of Rochester.

Purdue University:

Chris Tucker hired by William and Mary. Previously TT at the University of Auckland. (to begin Fall 2013)

Rice University:

Anthony Carreras hired by Lone Star Community College. AOS: Ancient. Previously lecturer at Rice.

Stan Husi hired by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. AOS: Value Theory. Previously VAP at UNC Chapel Hill.

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey:

Luvell Anderson hired by University of Memphis. AOS: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, African American Philosophy. Previously postdoc at Penn State University.

Matthew Benton postdoc at Oxford (New Insights in Religious Epistemology project). AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion.

Tom Donaldson postdoc/fellowship at the Harvard Society of Fellows. AOS: Pragmatism

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa hired by the University of British Columbia. AOS: Epistemology. Previously postdoc at University of British Columbia and postdoc at St Andrews.

Karen Lewis hired by Barnard College. AOS: Philosophy of Language. Previously TT at the University of Southern California.

Saint Louis University:

Charity Anderson postdoc at Oxford (New Insights and Directions in Epistemology). AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion.

Adam Green hired by Azusa Pacific University. AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind/Psychology, Philosophy of Religion. (deferred until Fall 2013 for postdoc at University of Innsbruck.)

University of South Florida:

Michele Merritt hired by Arkansas State University. AOS: Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Gender Studies.

University of Southern California:

Hrafn Asgeirsson postdoc at Monash University, Faculty of Law. AOS: Philosophy of Law.

Geoff Georgi hired by West Virginia University. AOS: Philosophy of Language, Philosophical Logic.

Lucas Herchenroeder two-year postdoc at the Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University. AOS: Ancient Philosophy (History of Science). Previously postdoc at USC.

Lewis Powell hired by University at Buffalo, SUNY. AOS: History of Early Modern (especially Hume), Philosophy of Language. Previously TT at Wayne State University.

Eduardo Villanueva hired by Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. AOS: Philosophy of Language.

University of St Andrews:

Joachim Aufderheide hired by King’s College London (lectureship). Previously Temporary Lecturer King’s College, London. AOS: Ancient Philosophy.

Ralf Bader hired by Merton College, Oxford University (lecturership). Previously Bersoff Fellow, NYU. AOS: Metaphysics, Kant.

Ian Church, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology. AOS: Epistemology.

Douglas Edwards hired by University of Aberdeen. Previously Marie Curie Intra-European Research Fellow at the Northern Institute of Philosophy, Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow at University College Dublin, and Fixed-Term Lecturer at UCD. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Metaethics, Epistemology.

Dirk Kindermann 1-year DAAD Research Fellowship at Rutgers University. AOS: Philosophy of Language.

Christopher Macleod hired by Lancaster University. Previously Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. AOS: 19th Century Ethics.

Walter Pedriali  3-Year Leverhulme postdoc at University of Stirling. Previously Temporary Lecturer, Edinburgh University.

Simon Robertson (Ph.D. > 5 years ago) hired by Cardiff University. Previously lecturer at the University of Leeds (2 years), University of Southampton, University of Stirling, and University of York, and 3-year postdoc at University of Southampton. AOS: Metaethics, Practical Reason, and Normative Ethics.

Anders J. Schoubye hired by University of Edinburgh (lectureship). Previously Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University. AOS: Philosophy of Language.

Andreas Stokke 2-Year postdoc at University of Lisbon. Previously Postdoctoral Researcher, CSMN, Oslo. AOS: Philosophy of Language.

Jesse Tomalty 3-Year postdoc at Nuffield College, Oxford University. Previously  Postdoctoral Researcher, Goethe-Universität. AOS: Ethics.

Stanford University:

Wes Holliday hired by UC-Berkeley. AOS: Epistemology, Logic.

Allistair Isaac two-year postdoc at University of Pennsylvania (NSF). AOS: Cognitive Science, Formal Epistemology.

Samuel Kahn hired by IUPUI. AOS: Early Modern.

Teru Miyake hired by Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). AOS: Philosophy of Science.

Tobey Scharding hired by High Point University. AOS: Political Philosophy, Ethics.

Donovan Wishon hired by University of Mississippi. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Language.

Johanna Wolff hired by Hong Kong University. AOS: Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics. Previously VAP at University of Puget Sound and postdoc at Michigan.

Syracuse University:

Michael McFall hired by University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley. AOS: Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion. Previously VAP at Bowling Green and postdoc at Stanford.

Irem Kurtsal Steen hired by Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. AOS: Metaphysics, Epistemology. Formerly Assistant Teaching Professor at University of Missouri-Saint Louis.

Mark Steen hired by Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. AOS: Metaphysics. Formerly postdoc at St. Louis University and TT at Bilkent University (Ankara).

University of Texas:

Nora Berenstain hired by University of Tennessee. AOS: Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics.

Tomas Bogardus hired by the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN). AOS: Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind. Currently Visiting Fellow in Philosophy, St. Norbert College.

David Frank hired by NYU (assistant professor/faculty fellow in Environmental Studies and Bioethics at NYU). AOS: Environmental Philosophy and Philosophy of Science.

Aidan McGlynn hired by University of Edinburgh (Chancellor’s fellow and university lecturer). AOS: epistemology. Previously postdoc at the Northern Institute of Philosophy.

University of Toronto:

Katharine Browne three year postdoc at University of Oslo (CSMN). AOS: Philosophy of Mind.

Emily Fletcher hired by University of Wisconsin-Madison. AOS: Ancient.

Matthew Fulkerson hired by University of California-San Diego. AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science. Previously postdoc at UBC.

Luke Gelinas two year postdoc at National Institutes of Health. AOS: Ethics.

Nicholas Riegel three year postdoc at Universidad di Brasilia (Brazil). AOS: Ancient.

Paula Schwebel SSHRC postdoc. AOS: German Philosophy.

Eran Tal two year postdoc at Beilefeld University (Germany). AOS: Philosophy of Science.

Vanderbilt University:

Natalie Cisneros hired by Allegheny College. AOS: Continental.

Joshua Crites hired by Penn State Hershey College of Medicine. AOS: Bioethics.

Sarah Hansen hired by Drexel University. AOS: Feminist Theory, Ethics, Continental.

Katherine Denise Loevy hired by Pacific University. AOS: Continental, Ethics.

Sarah Tyson hired by University of Colorado at Denver. AOS: Feminist Philosophy, History of Philosophy.

University of Virginia:

William Hasselberger 3-year renewable postdoc at UVA. AOS: Ethics, Moral Psychology, Action Theory.

Ashley Graham Kennedy, postdoc at the University of South Carolina. AOS: Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Medicine.

University of Warwick:

Frank Chouraqui hired by Koc University (Turkey). AOS: Continental.

Washington University – St Louis:

Santiago Amaya (Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology program) hired by Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. AOS: Cognitive Science, Action Theory and Moral Psychology. (deferred until Fall 2013 for postdoc at Humboldt University, Berlin School of Mind and Brain.)

Sarah Robins (PNP program) hired by the University of Texas-El Paso. AOS: Philosophy of Science.

David Speetzen hired by Winona State University. AOS: Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy.

University of Western Ontario:

Alain Ducharme postdoc at University of South Carolina (Classics in Contemporary Perspectives Initiative). AOS: Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind.

Nicolas Fillion postdoc at Western Ontario (jointly appointed in Statistics and Actuarial Sciences and Applied Mathematics Department). AOS: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics.

Jason Marsh hired by St Olaf College. AOS: Ethics.

Julie Walsh hired by Université du Québec à Montréal. AOS: Early Modern Philosophy, History of Ethics.

University of Wisconsin:

David Killoren 3-year postdoc at Coastal Carolina University. AOS: Ethics.

Ben Sachs hired by St. Andrews. AOS: Ethics. Currently 3-year postdoc at NYU.

Shannon Spaulding hired by Oklahoma State. AOS: Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science. Previously PNP postdoc at Washington U.

Eric Stencil hired by Utah Valley University. AOS Early Modern.

Josh Thurow hired by UT-San Antonio. AOS: Metaphysics, epistemology. Previously TT at Mt. Marty College.

Joel Velasco hired by Texas Tech. AOS: Philosophy of Biology. Previously postdoc at Cal Tech.

Leigh Vicens hired by Augustana College. AOS: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion.

Brynn Welch hired by Emory & Henry. AOS: Political Philosophy, Ethics.

Yale University:

Tim Clarke hired by UC-Berkeley. AOS: Ancient.

Matthew Walker hired by Yale–NUS College. AOS: Ancient. Preceded by postdocs at Rutgers and Miami.

Timothy Yenter hired by the University of Mississippi. AOS: Early Modern.

No TT or Postdoc Placements / No Data:

The following schools i) list no tenure-track or postdoc placements for 2011-2012 on their websites, ii) list no placements on the ProPhi TT hiring page or the Leiter Reports TT/PD hiring thread, and iii) did not reply to email requests for 2011-2012 placement data (with the exception of Miami, who this year placed one person in a renewable lectureship, and Washington, who this year placed four people in temporary positions):

  • Brown University
  • University of California-Santa Barbara
  • University of Colorado
  • Florida State University
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Miami University
  • University of Nebraska
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington

2 responses to “2011-2012

  1. Mark Alfano July 2, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    Thanks for doing this. I should mention that I was hired by University of Oregon, not Oregon State.

  2. sydm November 24, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    2011: L Syd M Johnson from SUNY Albany hired by Michigan Technological University.

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