“Terrorism: MisKonceptions in America” Charles Kurzman will be discussing various misconceptions of terrorism in America, highlight which demographics are affected, and the impact of these misconceptions on politics. There will also be a performance by the singing group Harmonyx. This … Continued
Author Archives: Geoff Sayre-McCord
Gutenberg Teaching Council has awarded Geoffrey Brennan the Gutenberg Teaching Award for his significant work developing innovative study programs and for his commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
Kate Karstens of the Daily Tar Heel interviewed Stephen Dubner, who gave the first PPE Lecture of this year.
We are delighted to announce an extraordinary expendable gift of $3.75m dollars from the John William Pope Foundation to support our Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program. It will be used to support two new tenure-track appointments, two multi-year non-tenure-track professorships, a PPE Distinguished Lecture … Continued
Agustin Baler, Daniel R. Fleszar, Sara T. Hall, and Zaid Khatib have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Congratulations to them all for this very significant honor!
The PPE Program has been featured in the University Gazette! Two current PPE students – Brenee Goforth and Malik Jabati – presented alongside program director Geoff Sayre-McCord at the February 1st meeting of the Board of Trustees. To read the article … Continued
The London School of Economics is holding a conference in honor Luc Bovens’ contributions to Philosophy, Politics, and Economics on December 7 in London.
We are delighted to welcome Sarah Huener as the new (and first) Administrator for the Philosophy, Politics & Economics Program. A UNC alum who went on for an MFA at Boston University, she is a published author who comes to us … Continued
We are offering three reading groups this Fall on Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind, and Tommi Shelby’s Dark Ghettos. The groups will meet over dinner at Gourmet Kingdom in Carrboro. The books will be provided and the … Continued
Luc Bovens‘s paper, “Selection Under Uncertainty: Affirmative Action at the Shortlisting Stage” (Mind), was honored by The Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best for 2016. Congratulations, Luc!