Andrew I. Cohen, professor of philosophy and director of the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, received the Faculty Award for Undergraduate Research in the Fine Arts or Humanities. During his time at Georgia State so far, Cohen has mentored 34 undergraduate students, 13 of whom have presented their research at GSURC. He also has sponsored five honors theses. The nominating letter from one of Cohen’s students highlights his dedication as a mentor and his commitment to student success. Since 2010, Cohen has coached the GSU Ethics Bowl team, helping students build critical thinking, communication and leadership skills.
Christie Hartley, professor of philosophy, has won the Outstanding Graduate Mentoring Award in the College of Arts & Sciences.Dr. Hartley has served as an exemplar for the kind of teaching and feedback on philosophical writing that all of us faculty aim to provide our students. The students she has mentored have had great success having their work accepted to conferences and publications and going on to excellent Ph.D. programs, law schools, and careers in a range of fields.
Suzie Love, assistant professor of philosophy, has won a Faculty Fellowship from the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at the Murphy Institute of Tulane University: https://murphy.tulane.edu/center/faculty-fellowships
Heather Phillips, lecturer and coordinator of graduate teaching in philosophy, was selected for the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Course Development Grant.
Allison Piñeros Glasscock, assistant professor of philosophy, has a new publication coming out: (forthcoming 2021) “Owning Virtue: The Meno on Virtue, Knowledge, and True Opinion” Phronesis. She also gave a talk at NYU for their Ancient Philosophy Works in Progress group: "Loving Learning: Plato's philosophical dogs and the education of the guardians" (Feb 12, 2021).
Juan Piñeros Glasscock, assistant professor of philosophy, will present his work, "The Puzzle of Learning by Doing and the Gradability of Knowledge-How" at the 2021 Congress of the Canadian Philosophical Association. He will also present "Knowledge How and Practical Answers" at St. Louis Annual Conference on Reasons and Rationality in August 2021.
Neil Van Leeuwen, associate professor of philosophy, had his article “Imagining stories: attitudes and operators” published in the Feb. 2021 issue of Philosophical Studies. And he is looking forward to his first international conference since the pandemic hit, where he will be speaking at the Credition2021 conference in Hannover, Germany (https://www.credition2021.hhu.de/ ), this coming October.
Dan Weiskopf, professor of Philosophy, will deliver a talk entitled “Trading Evidence: The Role of Models in Interfield Coordination” at a conference on Evidence and Explanations of Cognition in May. He will present as part of a panel on Concepts and Conceptual Change at the Society for Philosophy and Psychology in June/July. And in November he will deliver a paper on “The Predictive Turn in Neuroscience” as part of a symposium on the diversity of neuroscientific practice that he organized for the Philosophy of Science Association.