New Faculty Appointment

  • Kevin Morris joined the department in Fall 2013 as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of metaphysics, philosophy of language, and logic.  A recent PhD from Brown University, Kevin has been a visiting professor in the department for the past two years.

Visiting Faculty Appointments

  • Shawn Loht completed his second year as a Visiting Assistant Professor in our department, and was selected as a CELT Teaching Fellow for 2013-14. 

Murphy Institute

Tulane is home to The Murphy Institute of Political Economy, which offers an undergraduate program in political economy and supports PPE: A Journal of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. The Philosophy Department is closely connected with the Murphy Institute's Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, which provides faculty and graduate fellowships and sponsors an active lecture series.

John Howard, who is Associate Director of the Murphy Institute and teaches courses in the philosophy department, was awarded the 2007 Mortar Board Award for Excellence in Non-Tenured Teaching.

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