News and Events
Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:35:00 -0700
Markie McBrayer, Ph.D., of U of I’s Department of Politics and Philosophy, will talk about gentrification in urban neighborhoods and the effects this process has on urban elections from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at McClure 209. Read more
Posted Tue, 15 May 2018 11:00:00 -0700
Nineteen faculty members at the University of Idaho were awarded funding for FY2019 through the university’s Seed Grant program. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, the Seed Grant program helps early career faculty establish a scholarly program. The program aims to promote research, outreach and creative activities that will improve individual faculty competitiveness for external funding and/or will result in publications, patents, recognition, awards or exhibitions/performances. Seed Grant awards ranged from $8,200 to $12,000. Read more
Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:23:00 -0700
The Department of Politics and Philosophy hosts a panel discussion, "Big Data, Big Effects? Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the 2016 Presidential Election," at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in ED 141. The discussion will be moderated by U of I faculty member Brian Ellison. Other panelists include faculty members Florian Justwan, Aman McLeod, Katie Blevins, Michael Overton and Aleta Quinn. Read more
Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:14:00 -0700
Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join the Office of Research and Economic Development for the second engagement of SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the IRIC step Auditorium, as well as via livestream statewide. The event will be streamed to U of I Boise Room 162, Coeur d'Alene Room 240B and Idaho Falls, TAB 350. Food, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available on the Moscow campus. Read more
Posted Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:25:00 -0800
Paulette Jordan, candidate for governor of Idaho and former state representative, will speak at the University of Idaho at 6 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the International Ballroom in the Pitman Center. This event is being hosted by our student chapter of the City Manager Association, which is affiliated with the Department of Politics and Philosophy's MPA program in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Read more
Serving The Public
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A Natural Philosopher
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Broadening The Boundaries
Casey Johnson works to engage regional colleagues and students through the Society for Women in Philosophy.