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

Deadline Extended for PPE Conference in Germany!

January 12, 2018

Call for Papers: Witten / Herdecke University’s Third Annual PPE Conference Witten, Germany · April 6-8 2018 This year’s student-led conference theme is The Philosophy, Politics, & Economics of Growth and Degrowth. The deadline to submit an abstract has been extended to January … 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.

Tyler Cowen Lecture Video

October 11, 2017

For a link to the full lecture that took place on 9/18/17, as well as a synopsis of Dr. Cowen’s key points, please visit the event page here.

Sarah Huener joins the PPE Program

August 29, 2017

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