UCR Philosophy Department News—2007
The Department has hired Mark Wrathall, who will join the faculty in the fall. Mark is a noted Heidegger scholar, with wide-ranging expertise in phenomenology and existentialism. He is currently working on a book on the later Heidegger, and in addition to his work on Heidegger has written important articles on Merleau-Ponty.
Daniel Speak (Ph.D. 2002) has been offered a tenure track job at Loyola Marymount University. Dan has been teaching at Azusa Pacific University since he earned his Ph.D.
Jessica Ludescher (Ph.D. expected 2007) has been offered a tenure track job at Seattle University in the Business School (in the area of business ethics), with a joint appointment in Philosophy.
Matt Talbert (Ph.D. 2005) has been offered a tenure track position at West Virginia University. Matt has held a post-doc position at UC San Diego for the last two years.
Chris Campolo's (Ph.D. 2003) position at Hendrix College has been converted from an initial four year contract to a tenure track position. Congratulations to all!
Glen Pettigrove (Ph.D. 2003) has been awarded the Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship from the APA. As a result, he will be giving three lectures on forgiveness at Arizona State University in 2007–08. Glen has been teaching at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand, since 2005.
Gustavo Llarull has been awarded the Barricelli Memorial Grant, administered by the Comparative Literature department for work in literature. Gustavo’s dissertation (in progress) examines the relation between literature, narrativity, moral judgment and moral action.
David Chalmers will be giving this year’s talks in the Distinguished Visitor Series (April 9–11). Details are available on our Colloquia page.