Heather’s talk is titled “Countering Extremist Mindsets through Liberatory Epistemic Virtues” and focuses on an application of Cassam’s view of extremist mindsets and radicalization to agents who resist oppression and engage in liberatory struggles.
Assistant Professor Tracy Llanera’s talk is titled “Extremist Women and Fanaticism,” and focuses on women and their propensity to become fanatics in extremist groups.
The Department is pleased to announce that Heather Muraviov is the 2021 recipient of the Ruth Garrett Millikan Graduate Research Fellowship. The Fellowship will enable Heather to devote the summer to completing two chapters of her dissertation entitled “Liberatory Virtue Epistemology.” Her major advisor is Heather Battaly. For more information about the Ruth Garrett Millikan Fellowship, please visit here.
The Philosophy Department’s Climate Committee is pleased to announce that our inaugural Prize for Excellence for Diversity and Inclusivity in a Syllabus is awarded to Heather Muraviov’s syllabus for PHIL 1101, which demonstrated excellence in all three of these dimensions of diversity and inclusivity. Congratulations Heather! Thank you for designing an excellent syllabus.