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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 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

Edward Zalta Wins the 2016 Barwise Prize
Posted in APA Announcements, Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The APA is pleased to announce that Edward Zalta (Stanford University) has been selected by the APA committee on philosophy and computers as the winner ... 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