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

PPE Society @ Carolina is recruiting!

February 6, 2018

The PPE Society @ Carolina is recruiting new members! PPE Society @ Carolina is a university-recognized student organization and local chapter of the international PPE Society. If you’d like more information on how to become a member, and the exciting events planned … Continued

PPE Co-Convened Courses eligible for FREE GoPass to Duke!

January 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce that students enrolled in co-convened PPE courses are newly eligible for complimentary GoPasses through UNC Transportation and Parking! This program is part of UNC’s Commuter Alternative Program (CAP), and is designed to assist students in … Continued

PPE Conference in honor of Luc Bovens

November 16, 2017

The London School of Economics is holding a conference in honor Luc Bovens’ contributions to Philosophy, Politics, and Economics on December 7 in London.