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University of California, Davis

Academic Year: 
2018 - 2019

Department Name

UC Davis Philosophy Department

Department Chair

James Griesemer,
Professor

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Terminal Masters, Non-Terminal Masters

Areas of Specialization Offered

Value Theory, Applied Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Bioethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Normative Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Psychology, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Science Logic and Mathematics, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Computing & Technology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Decision Theory, History & Philosophy of Science (HPS), Logic, Philosophy of Biology, History / Traditions, History of Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, 19th/20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
3
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
5
Teaching Assistantships:
14
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
3
Other Financial Information:

Faculty


Members

Zoe Drayson, Assistant Professor
Cody Gilmore, Professor and Graduate Adviser
James Griesemer, Professor and Chair
Elaine Landry, Professor
Hanti Lin, Assistant Professor
Robert May, Distinguished Professor
Roberta Millstein, Professor
Bernard Molyneux, Associate Professor
Justin Morton, Visiting Assistant Professor
Alyssa Ney, Associate Professor
Tina Rulli, Assistant Professor
Adam Sennet, Professor
Jan Szaif, Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

The faculty specialize in a variety of areas, including metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science (especially biology), philosophy of mathematics, philosophical logic, decision theory, ethics, bioethics, meta-ethics, political philosophy, history of analytic philosophy, history of modern philosophy, and ancient philosophy.

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
16
Additional Information: 
Although we require 16 courses, it should be kept in mind that we are on the Quarter system, and each Quarter is 10 weeks long.

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA: 
No
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
9

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: 

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
Yes
Non-Terminal Master's: 
Yes

Placement


Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2011 - 2015

Summary of Master's Students, 2011 - 2015