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Committee: Status and Future of the Profession

Committee Charge

The committee is charged with studying and making recommendations to the board of officers concerning trends in graduate and undergraduate education in philosophy and conditions relevant to the employment of philosophers in academic and non-academic work. To this end the committee conducts periodic surveys of philosophers and philosophy departments and monitors changes in higher education in the humanities as reported by the learned societies and by government agencies, working closely with other APA committees when appropriate.
 
Committee Reports

Report of the Subcommittee on Dual Career Hiring Practices

At its November 2013 meeting, the APA board of officers approved a report from the committee on the status and future of the profession's subcommittee on dual career hiring practices. This report serves as guidance to both departments and individuals.

Download the Report on Dual Career Hiring Practices

Annual Reports

2015-2016 report

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 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Nomination deadline for the 2018 Danto/ASA Prize
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Submission deadline for the 2017 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought
Monday, June 5, 2017
Application deadline for Small Grant and Diversity & Inclusiveness funding
Friday, June 30, 2017
Nomination Deadline for the 2017 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Related Group News

Call for Nominations: 2017 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize
Posted in APA Announcements, Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The APA committee on lectures, publications, and research seeks nominations for the Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize. This prize, funded by Routledge, Taylor & Francis, ... more »

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Chair (2018)
Sally Scholz
ex officio (2017)
Krista Lawlor
ex officio (2017)
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
ex officio (2018)
Alexandra E. Bradner
ex officio (2019)
Peter J. Graham
ex officio (2019)
Kenneth Taylor
Member (2017)
Anita Silvers
Member (2017)
Meghan E. Sullivan
Member (2018)
Luvell E. Anderson Jr.
Member (2018)
Eric Schwitzgebel
Member (2019)
Amy Berg
Member (2019)
Sarah K. Donovan