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Professor Megan Laverty to speak at Moral Philosophy Conference in Australia 

Megan Laverty, Associate Professor in the Philosophy and Education Program, has been invited to join other moral philosophers from around to world to participate in the "Moral Philosophy and its Discontents: New Perspectives on Ethical Thought" conference at Flinders University in Australia.

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Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. on Philosophy, Higher Education, and Pope Francis  ☆

Philosophy and Education alumni Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) was recently named as the new President of Creighton University. In the following interview with Timothy Ignaffo, Philosophy and Education PhD student, he characterizes his views on philosophy, the role of a university president, and the Jesuit leadership of Pope Francis.

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TC, Philosophy and Education, Well-represented at MASPES 2015 

The 2015 meeting of the Middle Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (MASPES) took place on February 7, 2015 at the Guttman Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY). The theme of this year’s conference, “Education and Public Spaces,” was inspired by the life and work of Maxine Greene, herself a past president …

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Alumnus Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) Selected as New President of Creighton University  ☆

photo courtesy of Creighton University Creighton University has named Teachers College alumnus Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) as their new President. In a written statement, Scott Heider, a member of the search committee and chair of the Heider College of Business Board, said, Fr. Hendrickson brings a keen understanding of the value of a …

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Paper Presentations at the 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference  ☆

This past Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th, Teachers College held its 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference (DiRP).

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Around Teachers College with Zechariah Chiang  ☆

Around Teachers College with Zechariah Chiang

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Educating Harlem, Histories of Learning and Schooling in an American Community  ☆

The Department of Arts and Humanities would like to invite you To a Public Lecture by Dr. Khalil Muhammad, the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Grand Simplification: Historical Illiteracy in the Age of Mass Incarceration Wednesday, April 24th Lecture: 4-6pm in Room 179 Grace Dodge Hall Reception immediately following in …

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Viva Harlem U: Black and Puerto Rican Students and the Transformation of City College 

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Cancelled: “Ella Baker: Radical Educator with Harlem Roots” 

CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED Due to a severe winter storm in Chicago, Prof. Ransby was unable to make the trip to New York for this event. We are working now to reschedule and hope that you will join us at a later date this spring. Please join us for the first lecture of the Educating Harlem …

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Graduate Spotlight: Guillermo Marini, Philosophy and Education  ☆

Guillermo Marini, a PhD graduate in the Philosophy and Education program, has been busy teaching Multidisciplinary Analysis of Education and Philosophy and Education in Chile at the School of Education of the Universidad Catolica de Chile, where he plans to continue working post-graduation.

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Spotlight on Philosophy and Education Alumna Shaireen Rasheed  ☆

Shaireen Rasheed is the Associate Professor of Education at C. W. Post Long Island University. She received her undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University in Philosophy, did her Master’s work at The New School in Philosophy, and earned her Ph.D. from TC’s Philosophy and Education program with a concentration in Urban Policy.

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Self in the City: An Argentinean Exploration 

Carmen James is a Ph.D. student in the Philosophy and Education program at Teachers College, Columbia. This summer, with generous funding from Columbia University’s Institute for Latin American Studies (ILAS) for pre-dissertation research, I travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina. The three-month investigation, entitled Constructing Culture: City, Space and Advocating for Humanity, aimed to understand the …

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Thinking Through Drawing Symposium: Practice Into Knowledge  ☆

In a weekend that brought together leaders in such diverse fields as medicine, architecture, textile design and cognitive science and gave them a commonality, the Art and Art Education Department’s recent Thinking Through Drawing Symposium was a ground-breaking event and the first of its kind in the nation.  “This has been a long time coming,” …

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“The Teacher and the World: A Study of Cosmopolitanism as Education” Philosophy and Education Professor David Hansen’s Book Debuts  ☆

A chance for students to experience a variety of perspectives that will help them examine philosophical questions and concepts, the Colloquium in Philosophy and Education meets about seven times each semester and welcomes notable scholars in the field from around the world to share their own point of view. November 17th’s session was a particularly …

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Spotlight on Student Givanni Ildefonso: Teaching Philosophy Plus the Core Canon  ☆

Givanni is a Philosophy and Education Ph.D. candidate and recently began a two-year preceptorship in Columbia College’s Core Preceptor Program. A native of Puerto Rico, she has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the University of Puerto Rico and a Master’s in Philosophy from Columbia University. Givanni was a seventh, eight and ninth grade classroom …

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Spotlight on TC Student Cristina Cammarano: Teaching Philosophy Plus the Core Canon  ☆

Cristina Cammarano is a Philosophy and Education Ph.D. candidate and recently completed a two-year preceptorship in Columbia College’s Core Preceptor program. She is currently a full-time instructor in TC's Philosophy and Education program.

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Spotlight on Alumna Ariana Stokas: Arts Educator  ☆

Ariana Stokas is the Assistant Dean of the College for Equity Initiatives, the Director of Bard Educational Opportunity Program and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bard College.  She holds an MA (Math Sciences and Computing) and a PhD (Philosophy and Education) from Teachers College.   Stokas is an advisory board member on Learning Through …

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PLATO to Host Inaugural Institute at Teachers College, June 28-29 

PLATO (Philosophical Learning and Teaching) was launched in 2010 by the Committee for Pre-College Instruction of Philosophy (CPIP) of the American Philosophical Association (APA) with the founding goal of creating and connecting the growing network of practitioners and scholars who are engaged in pre-college instruction of Philosophy. This June 28-29 will mark PLATO’s first Institute, …

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Professor Robbie McClintock’s Tribute Blog  ☆

TC students, colleagues and alumni create a chorus of gratitude, respect and congratulations on a tribute blog for retiring professor Dr. Robbie McClintock. Eloquent stories, insightful anecdotes and photos from all vintages round out the tribute to a most esteemed educator. Heralded for his “radical openness,” the John & Sue Ann Weinberg Chair in Historical …

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Arts and Humanities Students: “Most Likely to Succeed at Changing the World”  ☆

“When I really want to kvell about Teachers College, I talk about our students,” says Susan Fuhrman in President’s Letter of the Spring 2011 issue of TC Today.  Her comments kick off a special issue dedicated to student profiles, which once read, easily prove Fuhrman’s assertion that TC students are special both for their desire …

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