Dr. Alvin Goldman Receives Chancellor’s Professor in the Arts and Humanities


One of the initiatives of the New Brunswick Strategic Plan is the Chancellor's Professorship in the Arts and Humanities. This one-year honorary title is given to a preeminent faculty member from an arts and humanities discipline at Rutgers-New Brunswick.

We are excited to announce that Alvin Goldman, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy in the School of Arts and Sciences, has been nominated and chosen to receive this honor for the 2017-2018 academic year. 

Alvin I. Goldman is Board of Governors Professor of Philosophy in the School of Arts and Sciences. Before coming to Rutgers he taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the University of Arizona, where he was a Regents’ Professor. His work in Philosophy includes General Epistemology, Social Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, as well as topics in Metaphysics and Political Theory.  He is the author of ten books, including four highly influential monographs, as well as over 165 articles.

As the Chancellor’s Professor in the Arts and Humanities, Dr. Goldman will give a public lecture during the Spring 2018 term.  Information on the lecture will be forthcoming during the Fall 2017 semester. 

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