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Professor Megan Craig's mural The Salt Marsh Wall, a collaborative project with the young students of The Cold Spring School in New Haven, CT, was featured in the New Haven Independent's coverage of public mural projects around the city. 

Professor Mary C. Rawlinson and doctoral student Caleb Ward have co-edited a 40-chapter volume of essays on contemporary food ethics, 
The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics (Routledge, 2016). The volume also includes sole-authored chapters by each of the editors.

Ph.D. alumnus Tim R. Johnston has published Affirmation, Care Ethics, and LGBT Identity with Palgrave MacMillan (2016).

Ph.D. alumnus Jeffrey H. Epstein has published his monograph, Democracy and Its Otherswith Bloomsbury Publishing.

Doctoral student Jessica Sims has been awarded the American Association of University Women's (AAUW) American Dissertation fellowship.

Prof. Jadranka Skorin-Kapov book, The Intertwining of Aesthetics and Ethics, is forthcoming from Lexington Books on April 15, 2016. Professor Skorin-Kapov's  The Aesthetics of Desire and Surprise is currently available from Lexington Books and has been reviewed by Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

Prof. Allegra de Laurentiis published the article "Rights-Pragmatism and the Right of Humanity. International Politics in Kant’s and Hegel’s Perspectives" in Issue no. 102, 2016/1, of the Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie (Franz Steiner Verlag).

Prof. Allegra de Laurentiis and doctoral student  Soren Whited collaborated in editing the Hegel-Jahrbuch volume Hegel and Metaphysics. On Logic and Ontology in the System (Walter DeGruyter 2016).

"What Bernie and the Left Need Now: A Radical Enlightenment,"Landon Frim and doctoral student Harrison Fluss,  appears in New Republic.

Professor Mary C. Rawlinson was awarded the 2016 Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring by a Faculty Member.

Staff member Kathleen-Anna Amella was awarded the 2016 Dean's Award for Excellence in Service as a Graduate Program Coordinator.

Just Life: Bioethics and the Future of Sexual Difference, by Professor Mary C. Rawlinson, was published by Columbia University Press.

Prof. Alan Kim's essay, "Neo-Kantian Ideas of History," appears as a chapter in New Approaches to Neo-Kantianism, edited by Nicolas de Warren and Andrea Staiti (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Prof. Alan Kim's article, "Johann Friedrich Herbart," appears in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2015).

The late Professor Peter Manchester's book, Temporality and Trinity, was reviewed in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

Ph.D. alumnus Kevin Jobe's article, "Policing the Demos: Foucault, Hegel and Police Power in Waller v. City of New York," appears in the special issue of the journal "New Formations" on "Societies of Control."

Global Food, Global Justice: Essays on Eating under Globalization
, a volume edited by Professor Mary C. Rawlinson and doctoral student Caleb Ward, was published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 

Doctoral student Lori Gallegos has been selected for the 2015 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought for her essay, "Skillful Coping and the Routine of Surviving: Isasi-Diaz on the Importance of Identity to Everyday Knowledge." This essay will be published in a future issue of the APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy. Gallegos will receive her award at the 2016 Eastern Division meeting in Washington, DC.

Doctoral student Harrison Fluss' article, "Donald Trump: American Psycho," is featured in the current issue of Jacobin Magazine.

Ph.D. alumnus Kevin Jobe recently accepted an appointment as Full-Time Lecturer in the Religious Studies Department at Morgan State University. 

Ph.D. alumnus Gregory Kirk's book, The Pedagogy of Wisdom: An Interpretation of Plato's Theaetetus, was recently published by Northwestern University Press.

Doctoral student Harrison Fluss' article, "Hegel on Bastille Day," is featured in the current issue of Jacobin Magazine.

Doctoral student Eva Boodman has been awarded the Quebec Research Fellowship for 2015-2016.

 Ph.D. alumnus Lawrence Cahoone's book, The Order of Nature (SUNY Press, 2014), recently received the Metaphysical Society of America's 2015 John N. Findlay Book Award, which is "typically bestowed for a given four-year interval to 'the best work of metaphysics'... as determined by a committee appointed by the officers of the society." 

Prof. Megan Craig's art show "Rose Sings" opens at Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim in Germany on May 31st and runs until July 26th.

Doctoral student Lori Gallegos de Castillo's article "Sketch of a Decolonial Environmentalism: Challenging the Colonial Conception of Nature through the Biocultural Perspective" was published in the 
Inter-American Journal of Philosophy 6:1 (32-47).

Philosophy Department winners of the AHLSS/GR&FRP Fellowship are doctoral student Ali Mohsen and Professors Anne O'Byrne and Megan Craig.

Prof. Eduardo Mendieta has been awarded CIE's Faculty Award for Excellence.  

Doctoral student Jennifer Carter has been awarded the GSO's Distinguished Travel Award. She will be attending the Seminar with Luce Irigaray at Nottingham University, England, June 22nd-26th.

Distinguished Prof. Eva Kittay has been elected Vice-President of the Eastern Division of the APA.

Ph.D. alumnus Don Landes' article "Phronēsis and the Art of Healing: Gadamer, Merleau-Ponty, and the Phenomenology of Equilibrium in Health" has been published in Human Studies 38.2 (261–279).

Doctoral candidate Lori Gallegos De Castillo has been awarded a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and has been chosen to receive an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship.

Doctoral candidate Daniel Susser has accepted a 2015-2016 Research Fellowship at NYU's Information Law Institute. In Fall 2016, he will start a tenure-track job as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at San Jose State University.

Ph.D. alumnus Samuel Butler's essay "Postlapsarian Meditations: Labor and Political Participation in Socrates and Aristotle, with a Kantian Footnote" has been published in Constellations.

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