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University of Georgia

Academic Year: 
2019 - 2020

Department Name

Department of Philosophy

Department Chair

Aaron Meskin,
Professor and Head

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Terminal Masters

Areas of Specialization Offered

History / Traditions, Continental/European Philosophy (including Kant), History of Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 19th/20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
Teaching Assistantships:
15
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
9
Other Financial Information:
Research assistantships - number varies, usually 1-2 per year. Students assist faculty with research for two years, and then have a teaching assistantship for four years after that. / / Out-of-state tuition waivers - number varies, usually 1-2 per year

Faculty


Members

Rene Jagnow, Graduate Coordinator
Aaron Meskin, Department Head
Athanasios Samaras, Undergraduate Coordinator
Yuri Balashov, Professor
Bradley Bassler, Associate Professor
Elizabeth Brient, Associate Profesor
Chris Cuomo, Professor
Melissa Seymour Fahmy, Associate Professor
Edward Charles Halper, Professor
Marianne Koshkaryan, Part-Time Instructor
Beth Preston, Professor
Rohan Sikri, Assistant Professor
Piers Stephens, Ethics & the Environment editor
Richard Dien Winfield, Professor
Sarah Wright, Associate Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

The department is strongest in Metaphysics (both analytic and traditional) and Environmental Philosophy. We also have significant strengths in Feminist Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ethics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind.

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
15
Additional Information: 
15 courses are required for students entering without an MA in philosophy; 10 courses are required for students with an MA in philosophy. Students with an MA in another discipline may be required to take 15 courses or only 10,at the department's discretio

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA Required?: 
No
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Statement of purpose (suggested)

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
8

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
GPA Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Statement of purpose (recommended)

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
No
Non-Terminal Master's: 
Yes

Placement


Summary of PhD Students 2018

Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2017

Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2016

Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2011 - 2015

Summary of Master's Students, 2011 - 2015