Kwame Anthony Appiah to Join the Faculty at New York University

AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah, the philosopher who is one of the academic world’s most respected intellectuals, has announced that he will join the faculty at New York University. Currently, the Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University, Professor Appiah will spend half the academic year teaching in the department of philosophy and the New York University School of Law. He will teach the other semester at NYU campus around the world, particularly at the campus in Abu Dhabi.

Born in London, Professor Appiah grew up in Ghana. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Cambridge University. Before teaching at Princeton, Professor Appiah taught at Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Duke, and the University of Ghana.

Professor Appiah is the author of many books including In My Father’s House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture (Oxford University Press, 1992) and The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen (W.W. Norton, 2010). His latest book Lines of Descent: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity will be published by Harvard University Press in February.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Two Black Scholars Appointed to Faculty Positions

The new faculty are Esther Jones at Brown University and Dagmawi Woubshet at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is Established at Bowie State University

"The new program will help to increase the number of counselor educators within the counseling field and the number of competent Black counselor educators," says Dr. Otis Williams, chair of the Bowie State University department of counseling and psychological studies.

Elizabeth City State University Partners With the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Increase Representation of Black Graduate...

"We are excited by this partnership with UT Health Science Center and the opportunities this brings to our students who wish to pursue advanced degrees," said Kuldeep Rawat, dean of the Elizabeth City State University School of Science, Health and Technology.

Kimberly White-Smith Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education

“Through her leadership and scholarship, Dr. White-Smith inspires a new generation of teachers to serve students and approach their work with equity, compassion, and respect,” said Gail F. Baker, provost and senior vice president at the University of San Diego. 

Featured Jobs