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Committee: Non-Academic Careers

Committee Charge

The committee's responsibility embraces all activities of the association relating to the enhancement of non-academic career opportunities for philosophers. The committee supervises programs related to employment opportunities in business, government, and other non-academic areas.

Beyond Academia: Professional Opportunities for Philosophers

Beyond Academia: Professional Opportunities for Philosophers

The committee first published a guide on non-academic careers for philosophers in 1984. The 2016 edition of this guide, Beyond Academia: Professional Opportunities for Philosophers, is now available.

Committee Reports

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 - no report submitted

2012-2013 - no report submitted

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 - no report submitted

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

Upcoming Events
Nomination deadline for the 2017 Scheffler Prize
Wednesday, March 1, 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
Nomination deadline for the 2018 Danto/ASA Prize
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Related Group News

Call for Nominations/Submissions: 2017 Gittler Award and Sharp Prize
Posted in APA Announcements, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The APA has two upcoming prizes with a nomination/submission deadline of March 15, 2017: the 2017 Joseph B. Gittler Award and the 2017 Frank Chapman ... more »

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Chair (2018)
Amelie O. Rorty
Member (2017)
David W. Chambers
Member (2017)
Henrique Schneider
Member (2018)
Aine Donovan
Member (2018)
Jennifer Faust
Member (2019)
Jeremy A. Lent
Member (2019)
Eleni K. Manis