PODCAST: Professors Badie and Weston discuss the future of democracy

Professors Badie and Weston discuss the future of democracy on final Centre Point post-election series episode Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. The 2016 presidential election cycle came to a close in November, but important discussions about political issues continue on the new post-election series of Centre Point, a podcast series in which

By |2018-07-03T19:05:13-04:00December 21st, 2016|History, News, Philosophy, Podcast, Politics|

Centre College hosts Society for Women in Philosophy conference

The Midwest division of the Society for Women in Philosophy (SWiP) held its annual conference at Centre College Oct. 7-9 for the first time in the organization's 40-year history. SWiP was formed to help overcome sexist practices within the profession and to promote and support feminist philosophical scholarship. Since its inception in the 1970s, divisions have formed throughout the

By |2018-07-27T15:33:55-04:00October 13th, 2016|Academics, News, Philosophy|

Mikayla Paolini ’16 studies factors leading to child maltreatment as a John C. Young Scholar

Before she even graduated this past May, Mikayla Paolini ’16 was doing important research with real-world applications as a John C. Young (JCY) Scholar. For her JCY project, Paolini—a philosophy major—analyzed the relationship between child maltreatment and single parenthood. “My project aims to unpack the statistic overrepresentation of single mothers as perpetrators of child maltreatment

By |2018-08-09T14:45:42-04:00June 7th, 2016|Academics, John C. Young Program, News, Philosophy, Research|

Centre faculty share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, hosted the annual Life Stories event on April 26, featuring an all-star line-up of College faculty who shared personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program were Associate Professor of Philosophy Eva Cadavid (Division I), Professor of Economics Michael Fabritius (Division II) and Assistant

By |2018-08-09T19:32:53-04:00April 29th, 2016|Biology, Economics & Finance, News, Philosophy|

Sidney Katie Rogers ’17 and Allyson Scott ’16 present philosophy research at top conferences

While Centre College’s annual RICE Symposium provides students a great opportunity to present work they have been engaged in over the past academic year, be it research, internships or creative endeavors, some students take it one step further and present their work at conferences throughout the nation. And then there are students who don’t stop at

By |2018-08-09T19:36:48-04:00April 28th, 2016|News, Philosophy|

Independent study highlighted at annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium

The annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium at Centre College will be held Saturday, April 16 in Vahlkamp Theater of Crounse Hall, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Seven seniors will present the results of their yearlong projects, each providing a 20-minute presentation with an opportunity for concluding questions and discussion. Four presentations will take place during the

Centre College hosts Kentucky Philosophical Association Summer Workshop 2015

At Centre College, opportunities abound for staff as well as students, even during the summer months. After successfully hosting the Kentucky Philosophical Association Summer Workshop in 2013, the College will again welcome the program this year on July 23-24. The professional conference, hosted by Centre's philosophy program, allows faculty members and advanced graduate students from around the nation and

By |2015-07-21T13:39:20-04:00July 21st, 2015|News, Philosophy|

Centre College announces 2015 tenure and promotions

The Centre College Board of Trustees met on campus April 9-10, 2015, for its annual spring meeting, during which tenure and promotions were approved. The following faculty members were awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor: [table border='yes'] [table_row] [table_cell_body] Dr. Eva Cadavid Eva Cadavid joined Centre’s faculty in philosophy in 2008. Before coming to Centre, Cadavid taught

[GUEST BLOG] Profs. Anderson, Kirchner and Werner travel to Asia to study the impact of industry on the environment

Funded by a Luce Initiative for Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, Assistant Professor of Chinese Kyle D. Anderson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Daniel Kirchner and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Brett Werner traveled to China and Southeast Asia this CentreTerm to study the effects of rapid development on the region's environment. Their

By |2015-01-29T11:33:37-05:00January 29th, 2015|Academics, Chinese, Environmental Studies, News, Philosophy|

Rogers '17, Scott '16 help design survey that could impact field of philosophy

Centre College students who engage in collaborative research with faculty often contribute to work that directly impacts the field of study they are pursuing. Katie Rogers '17 (pictured above, middle) and Ally Scott '16 (above, left) have been working with Assistant Professor of Philosophy Eva Cadavid (above, right) and Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy David Hall to

By |2014-09-29T15:54:25-04:00September 29th, 2014|News, Philosophy, Research|
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