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– Plato

Department News

Professor Bucar Quoted in an Article about Saudi Male Guardianship in the Christian Science Monitor

Professor Elizabeth Bucar was quoted by Gretel Kauffman in a recently published article about Saudi male guardianship in the Christian Science Monitor. Follow the link below to read the article: “Saudi women petition to end male guardianship laws”

Professor Sheila Winborne to Participate in a Wabash Center Peer Mentoring Cluster, A Project Made Possible By A Grant Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.

Professor Sheila Winborne along with Professor Mitzi Smith of Ashland Theological Seminary (grant director) and Professor Janice McLean-Farrell of City Seminary of New York will participate in a 2016 Peer Mentoring Cluster titled “African American Women Negotiating Academia with Self-Care”. The project is made possible by a grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and…
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Professor Delmas is Named NYU’s 2016 Dworkin-Balzan Fellow

Great news! Professor Candice Delmas has been named the Dworkin-Balzan Fellow at the Center for Law and Philosophy at New York University School of Law. Please join us in congratulating Professor Delmas on this prestigious fellowship for philosophers of law!

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Department Spotlights

Rachel Son

Rachel Son

What do you do when there is no easy answer? It's a puzzling question. In her first semester at Northeastern, Rachel Son took an elective called "Moral and Social Problems in Healthcare" that examined some of the complex issues surrounding medicine with no clear soluti...

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