Philosophy News - Graduate

New Faculty Faces

Published: September 14, 2022

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With the beginning of the Fall 2022 term, the department is pleased to welcome new faculty members on all three campuses. At St. George, we extend a warm welcome to Sara Aronowitz, an assistant professor working on the study of memory, learning, and imagination. Reza Hadisi, also an assistant professor … Read More

Our Latest PhDs

Published: April 26, 2022

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Congratulations to the department’s two most recent PhDs! Rory Harder successfully defended his thesis, titled “Joint Action Communication, with a Focus on Demonstratives,” on March 28, 2022. Imogen Dickie and Nate Charlow had served as Rory’s supervisors. Kamil Majcherek also passed his thesis defense without changes, on April 8, 2022. … Read More

Felix Lambrecht Becomes 2022 School of Cities Graduate Fellow

Published: February 16, 2022

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Congratulations to Felix Lambrecht for being awarded a 2022 School of Cities (SoC) Graduate Fellowship. This SoC program brings together an interdisciplinary group of University of Toronto doctoral students who share a passion for city-building and solutions to critical urban challenges. Throughout the fellowship, students will collaborate with scholars at … Read More

“Bioethics Is Hard”: Kayla Wiebe on Teaching, Research, and Organizational Ethics

Published: February 10, 2022

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Kayla Wiebe, a PhD candidate whose dissertation focuses on the concept of autonomy and who also serves as a bioethicist at SickKids hospital, recently won the 2021 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award for her course PHL 440—Clinical Bioethics. The course introduced students to this subfield of biomedical ethics, which zooms … Read More

Our First Fresh PhD of 2022: Natalie Helberg

Published: January 28, 2022

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Congratulations to Natalie Helberg on passing her PhD defense, the department’s first of 2022, with flying colours. Helberg successfully defended her thesis titled “Catherine Malabou’s Dangerous Supplement,” written under the supervision of Rebecca Comay, on January 28, 2022. Helberg currently holds a position as lecturer in Concordia University’s Department of … Read More

Kayla Wiebe Honoured with 2021 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award

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With great pleasure we announce that Kayla Wiebe has won the 2021 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award for her outstanding work teaching PHL440 –Clinical Bioethics. The committee was impressed with her thoughtful course design, approach to accessibility, and ability to motivate student engagement.  In addition, Griffin Klemick and Zachary Weinstein received honourable mentions for their excellent work in teaching B33 – God, Self, World and PHL240 – Persons, … Read More