Listing of Awardees

This page contains a listing of annual awards presented to our graduate students. The awards are made possible by the generous support of our benefactors.

2016-2017

  • Peter Hare Award for Best Overall Paper: Ariane Nomikos, “Place Matters.”
  • Thomas D. Perry Award for Best Dissertation Defense: Clint Dowland.
  • Patrick and Edna Romanell Award for Philosophical Work in Naturalism: David Limbaugh, "The Flexibility of Reality: An Essay on Modality, Representation, and Powers."

2016-2017

  • Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor: Ariane Nomikos
  • Peter Hare Department Citizenship Award: Robert Kelly
  • Peter Hare Department Citizenship Award: Justin Murray
  • Peter Hare Award for Best Overall Paper: Danielle Limbaugh
  • George R. Hourani Award for Best Paper in Ethics: Jake Monaghan
  • George R. Hourani Award for Best Paper in Ethics: Robert Kelly
  • George R. Hourani Award for Best Paper in Ethics: David Limbaugh
  • Thomas D. Perry Award for Best Dissertation Defense: Brendan Cline
  • Patrick and Edna Romanell Award for Philosophical Work in Naturalism: Rasmus Larson

2015-2016

  • Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor: Harjeet Parmar
  • Peter Hare Award for Best Overall Paper: Clint Dowland
  • George R. Hourani Award for Best Paper in Ethics: Brendan Cline
  • Thomas Perry Dissertation Prize: Shane Sicienski
  • Patrick and Edna Romanell Award for Philosophical Work in Naturalism: Shane Sicienski

2014-2015

  • The Outstanding Faculty Award: Carolyn Korsmeyer.
  • The Hare Award for Department Citizenship: John C. Beverly.
  • The Hourani Award for Best Graduate Essay in Ethics: Matthew LaVine.
  • Outstanding TA/RA recognizes a tie between Brian Donohue and Catherine Nolan.
  • The Hare Award for the Outstanding Graduate Essay (not in ethics): Rasmus Rosenberg Larsen.

2013-2014

  • A Plaque recognizing Fifty Years of Scholarship, Teaching and Service was given to John Kearns;
  • Outstanding Professor Award was bestowed by the graduate students upon Neil Williams;
  • Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award: Catherine Nolan
  • Outstanding TA/RA Award: Shane Sicienski
  • George Hourani Award for the Outstanding Essay in Ethics: Jake Monaghan, “Contaminated Intuitions from McMahan’s Sperm Donor Case.”
  • Peter Hare Award for Outstanding Essay: Brian Donahue, “Macro Powers"
  • Peter Hare Award for Outstanding Department Citizenship:shared between Neil Otte and Rasmus Larsen