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Committee Charge

The committee is charged with increasing the inclusiveness of the profession. It is responsible for assessing and reporting on the status of underrepresented groups in the profession; advising the board and members of the association of ways in which inclusiveness can be increased; developing and carrying out its own projects to promote inclusiveness; and working in conjunction with the diversity committees.

The chairs of the six diversity committees (Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies; Hispanics; Indigenous Philosophers; LGBTQ People in the Profession; Status of Black Philosophers; and Status of Women) serve as ex officio members of this committee. The committee also includes a member appointed specifically for her or his expertise on issues related to disability.

Committee Reports

2015-2016 - no report submitted

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 report

2012-2013 report

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 report

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

Upcoming Events
Nomination deadline for the 2017 Sanders Book Prize
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Submission deadline for the 2017 Frank Chapman Sharp Memorial Prize
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Nomination deadline for the 2017 Gittler Award
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Nomination deadline for the 2017 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Submission deadline for the 2017 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought
Monday, June 5, 2017

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New Arthur Danto/American Society for Aesthetics Prize Announced
Posted in APA Announcements, Monday, December 12, 2016

The American Philosophical Association and the American Society for Aesthetics are pleased to announce the establishment of the Arthur Danto/American Society for Aesthetics Prize. The ... more »

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Chair (2019)
Kenneth Taylor
Disability Representative (2017)
Teresa Blankmeyer Burke
ex officio (2017)
Jay L. Garfield
ex officio (2017)
Amy A. Oliver
ex officio (2017)
Anne S. Waters J.D. Ph.D.
ex officio (2018)
Asta K. Sveinsdottir
ex officio (2019)
Julie Maybee
ex officio (2019)
Charlotte Witt
Member (2017)
Gail Weiss
Member (2018)
Sally Haslanger
Member (2019)
Michelle Mason