Recent PhDs

Published: December 15, 2023

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In the past few months, a number of our graduate students have successfully defended their dissertations. We congratulate them on their success and look forward to seeing where their intellectual journeys will next take them. In order of defense date, they are:

  • Rashad Rehman, whose thesis was titled “The Ethics of Intersex Pediatric Surgery,” supervised by Amy Mullin; Rashad is now an assistant professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio
  • Dylan Shaul, who defended “Hegel’s Concept of Reconciliation: On Absolute Spirit,” supervised by Rebecca Comay; Dylan is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at Yale University
  • Jared Riggs, with a dissertation titled “A Pragmatic Approach to Metaethics,” supervised by Andrew Sepielli; Jared is now pursuing his juris doctor at Yale Law School
  • Eliran Haziza, who wrote “Inquiry and Its Norms,” supervised by Nate Charlow; Eliran is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Valerie Bernard, with a thesis by the title of “Disjunctive Dreams: An Analysis of Jean-Paul Sartre’s Influence on the Modern Imagination Model of Dreaming and Why Modern Disjunctivism Would Improve the Case,” supervised by Sonia Sedivy; Valerie is now employed as a lecturer at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia
  • C Dalrymple-Fraser, whose dissertation took the title “Silence and Oppression in Narrative Approaches to Healthcare,” supervised by Cheryl Misak; C is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at U of T