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The University of Memphis

Academic Year: 
2018 - 2019

Department Name

Department of Philosophy

Department Chair

Mary Beth Mader,
Professor

Degrees Offered

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

Areas of Specialization Offered

Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Gender, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Continental/European Philosophy (including Kant), History of Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, African/Africana Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
Teaching Assistantships:
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
15
Other Financial Information:
MA Teaching Assistantships - 1 FTE - 2 or 3/year / PhD Teaching Assistantships - 1.7 FTE - 2-4/year / Provost's Pre-Doctoral Diversity Assistantships - 1.7 FTE - 2-3/year

Faculty


Members

Remy Debes, Associate Professor
Shaun Gallagher, Professor
David Miguel Gray, Associate Professor
Mary Beth Mader, Professor
Michael Monahan, Associate Professor
Thomas Nenon, Professor
Timothy Roche, Associate Professor
Kas Saghafi, Associate Professor
Lindsey Stewart, Assistant Professor
Deborah Tollefsen, Professor
Somogy Varga, Associate Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Cognitive Science / Philosophy of Mind / European Philosophy / African American Philosophy / Feminist Philosophy / Race Theory / Metaphysics / Gender Theory / Ethics / Social Philosophy / Political Philosophy / History of Philosophy /

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
12
Additional Information: 
72 hours total required beyond the B.A. 8 required core graduate credit philosophy courses, plus a graduate proseminar. 5 additional graduate credit philosophy courses required, but these requirements may be satisfied by core courses depending on their co

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA: 
Yes
GPA: 
2.50
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Personal Statement

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
11

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
GPA: 
2.50
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
GPA Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Personal statement

Types of Master's

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

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