Philosophy News - Graduate

Two New Philosophy PhDs

Published: January 3, 2023

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We are delighted to announce that two more of our PhD students, Lisa Doerksen and Michaela Manson, have successfully defended their dissertations and thereby concluded their graduate studies. Lisa wrote her thesis, titled “Finding Oneself in the World,” under the supervision of Gurpreet Rattan. Michaela, writing under the guidance of … Read More

Curiosity, Creativity, Collaboration: In Conversation with Alexandra Gustafson

Published: December 19, 2022

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In 2022, the Martha Lile Love Teaching Award went to Alexandra Gustafson for her outstanding work teaching PHL388 – Literature and Philosophy. The committee singled out for praise her course’s design, timely theme, approach to accessibility, and innovative lecture format. Besides being a committed teacher, Gustafson, a published scholar of the philosophy of … Read More

Alexandra Gustafson Honoured with 2022 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award

Published: December 2, 2022

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The department is delighted to announce the recipient of the 2022 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award: Alexandra Gustafson received the honour for her outstanding work teaching PHL388 – Literature and Philosophy. The committee was impressed with her course’s design, timely theme, approach to accessibility, and innovative lecture format. Alexandra joins a long list of award winners since … Read More

Our Latest PhDs

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Congratulations to the three latest PhDs to emerge from our program: John Bunke already successfully defended his dissertation in late September. Written under the supervision of Gurpreet Rattan, it was titled “Metaphysics in Context.” More recently, Jack Beaulieu passed his thesis defense with flying colours on November 29, 2022. He … Read More

Canada Graduate and SSHRC Doctoral Awards

Published: November 21, 2022

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Congratulations to the master’s and doctoral students in the Department of Philosophy who recently received Canada Graduate Scholarships and SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Doctoral Fellowships. Our award winners are: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship—Andriy Bilenkyy CGS-D—Michael Law-Smith CGS-M—Marley Greenberg, Ariel LaFayette, Marybel Menzies, Aidan Perreault, Zachary Schauer, … Read More

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