Rebecca “Becko” Copenhaver, currently professor and department chair of philosophy at Lewis & Clark College, and Lori Watson, currently professor and department chair of philosophy at the University of San Diego, have both been hired as professors of philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis.
Professor Copenhaver works in modern philosophy and philosophy of mind. She is currently at work on a book entitled A Natural Kind of Magic: Thomas Reid and Acquired Perception. You can explore some of her work here.
Professor Watson works in political and moral philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of law, and has a forthcoming book, co-authored with Christie Hartley, called Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism. Learn more about Professor Watson’s work here.
Both Professor Copenhaver and Professor Watson take up their new positions at Washington University in St. Louis in Fall, 2020.