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Congratulations to Voula Tsouna on her promotion to the rank of Professor Above Scale (aka Distinguished Professor) in the UCSB Philosophy Department! This is a fantastic achievement, and a great honor both for her and the Department.

Congratulations to Steven on successfully defended his paper, "Neo-Spinozist Substances and the Hole Argument". Passing the QP is the last hurdle before advancing to candidacy.

Congratulations to Patricio Fernandez on being awarded tenure! Patricio will become an Associate Professor in the UCSB Philosophy Department beginning July 1.

Congratulations to Thomas Barrett on being awarded tenure! Thomas will become an Associate Professor in the UCSB Philosophy Department beginning July 1.

Congrats to Jeff Bagwell on successfully defending his dissertation, "Ordinary Object Beliefs...

Congratulations to the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl team for competing in the 2022 National...

Congrats to Sherri Lynn Conklin (UCSB PhD, 2020)! Her project "Tools for Philosophers Pursuing...

Congratulations to the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl debate team for placing second in the California Regional Competition (with twenty-four teams competing) and advancing to the National Finals this spring -- the fourth consecutive year that the UCSB team has made it to the national playoffs! Well done, UCSB!

Juliana Lima (PhD, UCSB 2018) just started a tenure track job at Azim Premji University. Congratulations!

We are delighted to announce that Amanda Greene, a well-known specialist in Political Philosophy currently on the faculty at University College London, will join our department as a tenured Associate Professor in Fall 2022. 

We are very excited to welcome her!