PhD Placement Record: 2020-present

The Department of Philosophy aims to keep detailed records of the careers of our alumni,  but our information is not always complete. If you have any information to share about where our alumni are today, or if you are an alumnus yourself and wish to have your current position updated on this page, please contact Mary Frances Ellison.

(TT) = tenure track or equivalent
(T) = tenured or equivalent
(P) = post-doc or fellowship
(V) = visiting assistant professor, lecturer, adjunct or equivalent
YearNameDissertation TitleSupervisor(s)Current PositionFirst Position
2023Riggs, JaredA Pragmatic Approach to MetaethicsSepielli, Andrew JD Program at Yale School of Law
2023Shaul, DylanHegel's Concept of Reconciliation: On Absolute SpiritComay, Rebecca Yale University (P)
2023Rehman, RashadThe Ethics of Intersex Pediatric SurgeryMullin, Amy Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio (TT)
2023Dunford, Lu-VadaTerrorism: Killing Bodies to Kill IdeasRipstein, Arthur University of Toronto, Mississauga (V)
2022Manson, MichaelaMind and Prejudice: Cognitive Improvement in the Philosophies of Rene Descartes and Mary AstellAinslie, Donald Monash University (P)
2022Doerksen, LisaFinding Oneself in the WorldRattan, Gurpreet
2022Yarandi, SeyedMoral Words: Masks for Many FacesRattan, Gurpreet University of Toronto, St. George (P)
2022Rees, MelissaPlacebos - Their Nature and Ethical ImplicationsMisak, Cheryl University of Toronto, St. George (P)
2022Bunke, JohnMetaphysics in ContextRattan, Gurpreet
2022Russell, HamishRoles and the Filtering of ReasonsHeath, Joseph University of Toronto, Scarborough (V)
2022Klemick, GriffinHow to Be a Pragmatist in the End: Objectivity, Skepticism, and the Demands of AgencyMisak, Cheryl Hope College (V)University of Toronto, St. George (V)
2022Majcherek, KamilMedieval Metaphysics of Artifacts, 1250-1500Pickave, Martin Trinity College, Cambridge (P)
2022Harder, RoryJoint Action and Communication, With a Focus on DemonstrativesDickie, Imogen and Charlow, NateUniversity College Dublin (P)University of Toronto, St. George (P)
2022Helberg, NatalieCatherine Malabou's Dangerous SupplementComay, RebeccaConcordia University (V)
2021McClure, EmmaMicroaggressions, Blame, and Moral ResponsibilityMullin, AmySt. Mary's University (TT)
2021Coyne, StevenLiberal Theories of Political AuthorityDyzenhaus, DavidUniversity of Toronto, St. George in Philosophy and Computer Science Depts. (V)University of Toronto, Mississauga, (V)
2021Melamedoff, DamianThe Grounds of Transcendental IdealismStang, NickUniversity of Manitoba (V)
2021O'Keefe, RachelA χαλεπὸν καὶ ἀμυδρὸν εἶδος: Plotinus’ Theory of Matter
Gerson, Lloyd
2021Munro, DanielImagining the ActualNagel, JenniferYork University (P)University of Toronto, St. George (P)
2021Mason, RobertLeibniz's Modal MetaphysicsRozemond, MarleenUniversity of Toronto, St. George and Mississauga (V)
2021Steinberg, EtyeUnthinkability and the SelfClark, PhilUniversity of Toronto , UTM (V)University of Haifa (P)
2021Matyasi, RobertSpinoza's Metaphysics of the Finite: Composition, Essence, ModalityHubner, KarolinaUniversity of Pennsylvania (P)
2021Byrne, CeliaAvicenna's Modal Metaphysics: The Necessity of the ActualBlack, DeborahMacEwan University (TT)
2021Granieri, RobertoBeing as a Kind in Plato's SophistGerson, LloydKatholieke Universiteit Leuven (P)
2020McComb, GeordieThought Experiments and Literary LearningBrown, James RobertUniversity of Saskatchewan (V)
2020Blezy, MichaelKant and Heidegger on Judgment and UnderstandingStang, NickUniversity of Toronto, Scarborough (V)
2020Campbell, DouglasCircles and Rivets: Cosmology and Teleology in Plato's Theory of the SoulBarney, RachelUniversity of Toronto, Scarborough and St. George (V)University of Toronto, St. George (P)
2020Walsh, DanielAction, Causation, and Discretion: An Essay on the Metaphysics of Intentional ActionClark, Phil
2020Oza, ManishLogical Form and the Limits of ThoughtRattan, GurpreetUniversity of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law (TT)
2020Smith, Julia JaelUnacknowledged PermissivismNagel, JenniferUniversity of Calgary (P)University of Toronto, St. George (V)
2020Taylor, EvanKnowledge and Anxious ThoughtNagel, JenniferUniversity of Toronto, St. George (P)
2020Westfall, MasonUnderstanding Minds: Essays on Social CognitionNagel, JenniferWashington University in St. Louis (P)University of Toronto, St. George (V)
2020Rabinoff, DanielMaking Sense of Relativized IdentityWilson, Jessica
2020Wright, JessicaOwning Implicit AttitudesNagel, Jennifer
2020Rioux, CatherineRational HopeTenenbaum, SergioUniversité Laval (TT)