News Archives – May 2012

May
9
2012
Dr. David Alexander, a 2008 Ph.D. graduate from the Baylor University Philosophy department, recently published a book entitled, "Goodness, God, and Evil". Dr. David E. Alexander is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Huntington
University, Indiana.
May
3
2012
Dr. Mark Boone, who received his Ph.D. from Baylor in 2010, recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Forman Christian College. He has been a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia for two years. Forman Christian College, located in Lahore, Pakistan, was founded in 1864 by Dr. Charles W. Forman, a Presbyterian missionary from the United States. The college has produced many distinguished alumni in various fields of study.
May
3
2012
Dr. Joel Schwartz, graduating from the Baylor University Philosophy department with his Ph.D. in May, recently accepted a position at Berry college in Mount Berry, Georgia. The position is for a one year appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy.
May
3
2012
Dr. Adam Pelser, a 2011 Ph.D. graduate from the Baylor University Philosophy Department, accepted a position at Wake Forest University just recently. The position is for a Teacher-Scholar Post-doctoral Fellow with The Character Project in the Department of Philosophy. He will be contributing to the research of the Templeton Foundation-funded Character Project while also teaching one course per term for the Department of Philosophy including an upper-division course on the philosophy of character and virtue.
May
1
2012
Dr. Jay Bruce, a 2008 PhD graduate from the Baylor University Philosophy Department, was the recipient of a very competitive grant from the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. Dr. Bruce is currently the Assistant Professor of Philosophy and McGee Chair of Biblical Studies at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. He submitted a proposal to the CCCU Faculty Mini-grant Program on Free Market Economics. The pool of proposals received was especially strong, making this year's mini-grant program the most competitive to date. The Review Committee selected Dr. Bruce's proposal, "God and Money: The Theological Implications of Economic Thought," to receive full funding. Grant recipients will attend the 2012 Free Market Forum in Houston, TX, which brings together scholars, policy makers, and thought leaders to consider the theme, "Markets, Government, and the Common Good."
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