News & Announcements

PPEL in Peru

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


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Picture of Prof. Vernon Smith Vernon Smith joins Political Economy & Moral Science as a Research Professor

We are honored to announce that Nobel Laureate Vernon L. Smith is joining our Department as a Research Professor.  Professor Smith was a mentor of Dave Schmidtz's in the 1980s when Dave was... read more

Picture of Robert Lusch Lusch Lecture Series - First Lecture Feb. 12

We are pleased to share the first lecture in the Robert Lusch Lecture Series... read more

New Department of Political Economy & Moral Science Approved

New department approved by ABOR

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved a new Department of Political Economy & Moral Science within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.... read more

Ethics, Economy, and Entrepreneurship for High School Students

High school teachers from Arizona, California, Texas, Utah, and Mexico complete graduate level preparation for teaching PPEL 101, a dual-enrollment course for high school students. The content,... read more

Jeremy Reid accepts Postdoc at Maryland

Starting this fall, Jeremy Reid will begin a 2-year postdoctoral... read more

Congratulations to Award Recipients

The Philosophy Department annually recognizes graduate students who have stood out. This year's recipients have just been announced.

Congratulations to all!

Brian Kogelmann Accepts Assistant Professorship at Maryland

Graduate Fellow Brian Kogelman has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Maryland. He will be an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy with an affiliation at the Ed... read more

Chris Howard Accepts Offer at Chapel Hill

Starting in the Fall, Graduate Fellow Chris Howard will be a Research Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). He will also be a core faculty... read more

Danny Shahar Accepts Postdoc at UNC Chapel Hill

This upcoming Fall, Freedom Center fellow Danny Shahar will start a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel... read more