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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.

The chair of this committee serves in an ex officio capacity on the committee on academic career opportunities and placement.

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

2017–2018 report

2016–2017 report

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
Application deadline for the 2020–2021 Edinburgh Fellowship
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Book Prize
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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Nomination deadline for the 2020 Sanders Book Prize
Friday, January 31, 2020
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Scheffler Prize
Saturday, February 15, 2020

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Posted in APA Announcements, Thursday, December 5, 2019

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Chair (2021)
Barak Krakauer
Member (2020)
James E. Bruce
Member (2020)
David V. Johnson
Member (2021)
Mark Barber
Member (2022)
Shane Wilkins
Member (2022)
Martin P. Willard

 

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