Arthur C. Brooks to give public lecture in March 2020

June 28, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Arthur C. Brooks will be giving a PPE Public Lecture on the evening of March 31, 2020. We hope you will join us for a stimulating event. Information available HERE.

New Visiting Faculty

April 30, 2019

We are excited to have three new assistant professors joining the UNC PPE Program in fall 2019! Ryan Doody received his PhD from MIT and his work focuses on rationality. Simone Gubler works on public philosophy and recently received her … Continued

New PPE Faculty Announcement

April 24, 2019

We are thrilled to have two new faculty members joining UNC PPE as associate professors during the 2019-2020 academic year – Jennifer Morton and Tom Dougherty! Jennifer Morton received her PhD from Stanford and  focuses on philosophy of action and … Continued

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 Congratulations

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