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About the Division

The Central Division is one of three divisions of the American Philosophical Association, along with the Eastern and Pacific Divisions. In accordance with the APA's Bylaws, each Division is responsible for holding an annual meeting, and the Bylaws state that the Central Division's meeting is to be "in the Midwest." Past Central Division meeting locations have ranged from Denver to Pittsburgh and from Minneapolis to New Orleans.

Although the Divisions have geographical names, any Regular Member of the APA may choose to be affiliated with any one of the Divisions. Any APA member can submit papers to be considered for presentation at Central Division meetings. The Central Division's Program Committee also relies heavily on volunteers in finding commentators and chairs for submitted paper sessions, and anyone may volunteer. However, only members affiliated with the Central Division may be officers of the Central Division, serve on the Division's Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, or Program Committees, or vote in Central Division elections.


Division Information

Central Division Bylaws

Central Division Officers

Central Division Programs

Policies and Procedures for Central Division programs

Central Division Business Meeting Minutes

Central Division Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Central Division Nominating Committee Report 2015


Recent Meetings

2017

2016

2015

2014

Upcoming Events
Nomination Deadline for the 2017 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Membership dues deadline
Friday, September 1, 2017
Nominations open for APA leadership positions
Friday, September 15, 2017
Deadline to submit reports for the fall board meeting
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Deadline to submit APA leadership nominations
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Member-at-Large (2018)
Ann E. Cudd
Member-at-Large (2019)
Claire Horisk
Member-at-Large (2020)
Jennifer Lackey
Past President
Valerie Tiberius
President
Charles W. Mills
Representative
Andrea C. Westlund
Secretary-Treasurer (2021)
Elizabeth B. Purcell
Vice President
Jennifer Nagel

 

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