Admitted Students

On this page you can find information for admitted students, including facts about our department and details about the prospective visit.  More information will be added as the visit draws closer, so please check back regularly!


The Visit

Prospective Days take place March 13 (M) – March 15 (W).   There will be scheduled activities for March 13 and 14, with extra time for faculty meetings on March 15.  We hope that you will be able to arrive in Los Angeles on Sunday March 12, so that we can meet together Monday morning.   Details below!


Event Schedule: 
Here’s an outline of events scheduled during prospective days (in addition to your individual meetings with faculty); most of you will be at most of these events, though several are strictly optional.

Monday, March 13
9:00 – 10:00 am: Orientation breakfast (Dodd 399)
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch at the faculty center (optional, meet outside of Reading Room)
2:00 – 4:00 pm: Graduate student talks (Dodd 399)
5:30 – 8:30 pm: Open house with Faculty and Grads (Wolfgang Puck)

Tuesday, March 14
9:00 – 10:00 am Gender climate discussion (optional, Dodd 399)
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch at the faculty center (optional, meet outside of Reading Room)
4:00 – 5:00 pm MAP meeting (optional, Law School Courtyard) 7:30 pm Graduate student party

Wednesday, March 15
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch at the faculty center (meet outside of Reading Room)
3:00 pm Campus tour and trip to Hammer museum (optional, meet outside of Reading Room)
6:00 pm Dinner at Barney’s Beanery (optional)

Course Schedule: 
Here’s an outline of courses scheduled during prospective days; you should feel free to attend as many as you’d like.  Ask around for help finding the locations.

Monday, March 13
12:00-1:50 pm: Phil 184 Topics in Metaphysics (Calvin Normore, Dodd 175)
1:45-3:10 pm: Law 418 Contemporary Philosophy of Law: the Cutting-Edge (Mark Greenberg, Law 3473)

Tuesday, March 14
10:00-11:50 am: Phil 133 Topics in Logic and Semantics (Gabe Greenberg, Pub Affairs, 1337)
12:00-1:50 pm: Phil C210 Spinoza (John Carriero, Pub Affairs 2238)
12:00-1:50 pm: Phil 153A Topics in Ethical Theory: Normative Ethics (Seana Shiffrin, Franz 2258A)
2:00-3:50 pm: Phil C127A Philosophy of Language (David Kaplan, Dodd 167)
2:00-4:50 pm: Phil 201 Plato (Gavin Lawrence, Dodd 325)

Wednesday, March 15
12:00-1:50 pm: Phil 184 Topics in Metaphysics (Calvin Normore, Dodd 175)
1:45-3:10 pm: Law 418: Contemporary Philosophy of Law: the Cutting-Edge (Law 3473)

Location:
Most events will take place in the Philosophy Department, located on the 3rd floor of Dodd Hall:


Our Faculty

We’ve asked each of our faculty to select a a few papers that represent their research.  These papers are collected here.


Contact

Should you need help getting around, you may contact your grad host, or one of the Admissions coordinators.  (If your number is unknown, you may want to try texting before calling.)

Graduate Coordinators:
Ally Peabody: allypeabody@gmail.com, 609-915-9102
Dan Ranweiler: danranweiler@gmail.com
Zach Biodni: zbiondi@humnet.ucla.edu, 660-251-1547

Faculty coordinators:
AJ (Alexander) Julius: julius@humnet.ucla.edu
Gabriel Greenberg: gabriel.greenberg@gmail.com, 917-608-4915
Josh Armstrong: jarmstrong@humnet.ucla.edu
Katie Elliott: katrina.jeanine.elliott@gmail.com, 785-640-7356