News & Announcements

3 PPEL Students Elected to UA Student Government

Congratulations to the three Philosophy, Politics, Economics, & Law (PPEL) students who were elected this... read more

PPEL Major Anthony Rusk Appointed as Student Regent

The PPEL Program is delighted to announce that Anthony Nayef Rusk has been appointed to Arizona Board of Regents. Anthony is s a... read more

Three New Faculty Members Appointed

The Department of Political Economy and Moral Science is delighted to announce three new faculty as of the Fall of 2019.


Justin Bruner works... read more

Old Main UA Named a 'Best Value' by the Princeton Review

The University of Arizona is one of 200 universities chosen by the Princeton Reviews as a 'Best Value'. Based on the return of investment the UofA was chosen for the fourth time in five years to... read more

PPEL 2020 Applications

Applications for advanced standing in PPEL starting in September 2020 will be accepted this March 2020. Please Contact Michael Gill, the Undergraduate Studies Director, for more information.

U of A logo U of A ranks #1 in Political Philosophy

We are delighted to be closely associated with the truly outstadning Arizona Department of Philosophy. The annual Philosophical Gourmet Report released their rankings of Graduate Programs in... read more

UofA PPEL meeting in Peru PPEL to be offered in Peru at the Universidad Peruana De Ciencias Aplicadas

Universidad Peruana De Ciencias Aplicadas and University of Arizona signed a contract to offer a B.A. in PPEL + M.S. in Entrepreneurship on the campus of UPC.


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Robert Lusch (1949-2017)

March 3, 2017: My name is Dave Schmidtz. When Virginia asked me to offer the eulogy, there was one right answer: Yes, of course.  The... read more

Graduate Teaching and Mentoring

Jerry Gaus wins the University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring for 2015.  Jerry's influence has in fact been transformative at all levels of teaching.  We salute Jerry for over a decade... read more