Visiting Positions Advertised

December 18, 2018

The Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program will be appointing two or more two-year, non-tenure track positions, renewable for a third year (with a working title of Teaching Assistant Professor). Beginning July 1, 2019; 2 undergraduate courses per semester; active participation in the PPE Program … Continued

Phi Beta Kappa Congratualations

December 9, 2018

Six PPE students have recently received the great honor of being inducted into Phi Beta Kappa: Nancy Kitterman, Kevin Gauch, Brenée Goforth, Mariah Harrelson, Justin Do, and Malik Jabati. Congratulations!

Generous Gift

November 7, 2018

We are excited to announce an extremely generous gift of $3.4m dollars from the Charles Koch Foundation to support our Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program. The gift will create two new tenure-track faculty positions and extend the Koch Foundation’s previous support by … Continued

Talk: Charles Kurzman

September 9, 2018

“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

Brennan wins 2018 Gutenberg Teaching Award

September 5, 2018

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.

Interview with Stephen Dubner

September 3, 2018

Kate Karstens of the Daily Tar Heel interviewed Stephen Dubner, who gave the first PPE Lecture of this year.

UNC PPE Welcomes Jen Kirchner!

July 3, 2018

We are delighted to welcome Jen Kirchner as our second Administrator for the Philosophy, Politics & Economics Program. Jen holds a B.A. from Syracuse University in Public Policy Studies and Political Science, and an M.S. in Criminology from University of … Continued

Fabulous Gift

April 26, 2018

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

Four PPE Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

March 22, 2018

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!

PPE Program in the News

February 15, 2018

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