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Assistant Professor Casey Johnson Discusses Mansplaining in Feminist Philosophy Quarterly

Posted 1/20/2021 10:25:00 PM

Several types of mansplaining — the explanation of something by a man, usually to a woman in a condescending or patronizing manner — exist, according to University of Idaho Assistant Professor of Philosophy Casey Johnson, but one in particular undercuts women’s discourse to make it appear less relevant. Read more

CLASS Awards Four Olsson Early Career Fellowships for FY21

Posted 5/14/2020 10:49:00 PM

Four faculty members from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences have been awarded Olsson Early Career Fellowships. This program aims to help recently hired faculty develop scholarly/creative programs that promote research and creative activities in the humanities, arts and social sciences that will attract outside funding and/or that will result in publications, patents or exhibitions/performances. Read more

Third U of I Student Receives Fulbright Award

Posted 5/8/2020 10:04:00 PM

Olivia Comstock (Philosophy, 2019 CLASS graduate, 2019 University Honors Program graduate) has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. During her Open Study/Research award to Germany, Comstock will use her wide-ranging education in philosophy, art and gender theory to examine practical approaches to engage the public with art museums. Comstock joins two U of I Fulbright students announced earlier this semester: Michael Bishop (M.F.A. Read more

U of I Faculty Member and Alumnus Receive Fulbright Awards

Posted 5/5/2020 8:50:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 5, 2020 — One faculty member and one recent alumnus from the University of Idaho’s Department of Politics and Philosophy have been awarded Fulbright awards for the 2020-21 academic year. Read more

Model EU Student Awarded ‘Outstanding Delegate’

Posted 3/30/2020 10:53:00 PM

Emma Williams, a junior majoring in history, won Outstanding Delegate honors for her strong performance at the West Coast Model EU Conference March 6-7 in Seattle, Washington. Williams was part of a team of six College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences students representing the University of Idaho at the event. Read more

A Passion for Policymaking

Unique opportunities prepare Madeleine Curtright for career in politics

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Broadening The Boundaries

Casey Johnson works to engage regional colleagues and students through the Society for Women in Philosophy.

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A Natural Philosopher

Biology had been Aleta Quinn’s primary focus, but she became interested in the philosophical side of the sciences after helping discover a new species.

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