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Committee: Status and Future of the Profession

Committee Charge

The committee is charged with studying and making recommendations to the board of officers concerning trends in graduate and undergraduate education in philosophy and conditions relevant to the employment of philosophers in academic and non-academic work. To this end the committee conducts periodic surveys of philosophers and philosophy departments and monitors changes in higher education in the humanities as reported by the learned societies and by government agencies, working closely with other APA committees when appropriate.
 
Committee Reports

Report of the Subcommittee on Dual Career Hiring Practices

At its November 2013 meeting, the APA board of officers approved a report from the committee on the status and future of the profession's subcommittee on dual career hiring practices. This report serves as guidance to both departments and individuals.

Download the Report on Dual Career Hiring Practices

Annual Reports

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 report

2012-2013 report

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 report

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

Upcoming Events
Nomination deadline for the 2018 Lebowitz Prize
Friday, December 1, 2017
Application deadline for the 2018-2019 Edinburgh Fellowship
Friday, December 15, 2017
Nomination deadline for the 2018 Sanders Book Prize
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Submission deadline for the 2018 Journal of Value Inquiry Prize
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Nomination deadline for the 2018 Article Prize
Thursday, March 15, 2018

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Call for applications: 2018–2019 Edinburgh Fellowship
Posted in APA Announcements, Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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Associate Chair (2018)
Jennifer Lackey
Chair (2018)
Sally Scholz
ex officio (2018)
Alexandra E. Bradner
ex officio (2019)
Peter J. Graham
ex officio (2019)
Kenneth Taylor
ex officio (2020)
Sven Bernecker
ex officio (2020)
David K. Chan
Member (2018)
Luvell E. Anderson Jr.
Member (2018)
Eric Schwitzgebel
Member (2019)
Amy Berg
Member (2019)
Sarah K. Donovan
Member (2020)
Stewart Duncan
Member (2020)
Tiger C. Roholt

 

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