The results of the 2018 American Philosophical Association (APA) elections have been released. Elections were held for new divisional officers, a new at-large member of the APA Board of Officers, and two new members of the Graduate Student Council (GSC).
The new Eastern Division officers will be:
- Vice President: Christia Mercer (Columbia University)
- Executive Committee Members-at-Large: Miranda Fricker (The Graduate Center, City University of New York) and Henry Richardson (Georgetown University)
- Nominating Committee Members: Béatrice Longuenesse (New York University) and Susanna Siegel (Harvard University)
The new Central Division officers will be:
- Vice President: Julia Driver (Washington University in St. Louis)
- Divisional Representative to the Board of Officers: Mark van Roojen (University of Nebraska–Lincoln)
- Executive Committee Member-at-Large: Shannon Spaulding (Oklahoma State University)
- Nominating Committee Members: Kenny Easwaran (Texas A&M University), Tristram McPherson (Ohio State University), Helga Varden (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and Eric Wiland (University of Missouri–St. Louis)
The new Pacific Division officers will be:
- Vice President: Penelope Maddy (University of California, Irvine)
- Executive Committee Member-at-Large: Michael Rosenthal (University of Washington)
The new members of the Graduate Student Council will be:
According to the APA’s announcement, newly elected members will begin their terms on July 1. With the exception of nominating committee members, whose terms vary by division, and GSC members, whose terms are listed below, the newly elected officers will serve three-year terms ending June 30, 2021. Divisional vice presidents serve a one-year term as vice president, followed by a one-year term as president, and finally a one-year term as past president.