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Recent Alumni Attending Graduate School

Posted by: Kate Kenney-Newhard | April 10, 2015 | No Comment |

Because philosophy is excellent preparation for graduate school, quite a few of our alums attend graduate school – some in philosophy, some in other fields.  Here is the latest news on alumni pursuing graduate work.

Adam Briskin-Limehouse (‘06) served in the Peace Corps in Suriname and is now working toward a Masters in Public Policy at John’s Hopkins, focusing on health care policy.

Daniel Threet (‘06) received an MA from the University of Houston and is now pursuing a PhD at Georgetown University, focusing on political philosophy.

Andrew Aghapour (‘07) received an M.Phil in history and philosophy of science at Cambridge University and is a doctoral candidate studying religion and science at University of North Carolina.  Andrew recently gave a lecture at CofC, entitled “The Religion of Homo Nexus: Neuroplasticity and the Age of Enhancement.”

Damon Hansen (‘07) is studying particle physics at the University of Pittsburgh.

Laura Pustarfi Reddick (‘07), received an MA in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion at California Institute of Integral Studies.

Greg Trotter (‘10) received an MA in philosophy from Loyola University (Chicago) and is now pursuing a PhD at Marquette, focusing on 20th century continental philosophers such as Sartre and Lacan.

Daniel Weissglass (‘11) is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the City University of New York, focusing on the foundations of cognitive science.

Javier Gomez-Lavin (‘12) is in the PhD program in philosophy at the City University of New York.

Amberjade Mwekali Taylor (12) is studying international development at George Washington University.

If you’re in graduate school and were inadvertently omitted from this list, we apologize.  Please send us your information and we’ll include you in a future newsletter!

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