Graduate Institute in Philosophy of Education

Graduate Institute in Philosophy of Education

June 18-29, 2018

Application Deadline March 30, 2018

Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison & University of Illinois Chicago

The Graduate Institute in Philosophy of Education aims to support and cultivate new scholars with knowledge and skills for future philosophical engagement with education. The course will focus on two themes: 1) values and evidence in educational policy-making and 2) ethics and teaching.

Program Details

  • 10-day intensive summer course in Madison, WI June 18-29, 2018
  • Two workshops in 2018: 1) American Philosophical Association’s Central Division conference (February 20-February 23 in Denver) 2) American Educational Research Association (April 5-April 9 in Toronto)
  • Participants will be supported in developing a new paper in, or related to, philosophy of education.
  • Students admitted into the program will have all travel, accommodations and most meals paid for at all events.

Applicants for the program should be graduate students from schools of education or philosophy departments interested in pursuing questions of policy and practice in education.

Institute Instructors

Harry Brighouse, UW- Madison

Paula McAvoy, UW-Madison

Tony Laden, University of Illinois-Chicago

Vising Scholars

Lauren Gatti, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jennifer Jennings, Princeton University

For more details, contact Abby Beneke at or visit the CEE website.

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