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POSTPONED: Being in the World: Careers in Academia

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kaplan Hall 193,

UPDATE: This event has been postponed. Stay tuned for the new date.

May 8, 2024 | 6:00PM – 7:30PM PT
Kaplan 193 & Zoom


Considering a career in academia after earning your Philosophy degree? Join us for an in-person career panel with UCLA Philosophy alumni who now have careers as professors of philosophy at CSU Northridge and Occidental College!


Kristina Meshelski (CSU Northridge) and Milo Crimi (Occidental College) will discuss the paths they took to get where they are now, give tips and advice, and answer any specific questions you may have regarding a career as a professor of philosophy. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in academia, you won’t want to miss this session!


The panel will run from 6pm – 7pm followed by a reception where you can chat with the panelists over some pizza! 🍕


If you are not able to attend in person and need an accommodation, please reach out to ashnamadni@humnet.ucla.edu for information on how you can attend virtually.






Meet the Speakers


Kristina Meshelski

Professor and Department Chair, Philosophy
California State University, Northridge

Kristina Meshelski received her BA from UCLA in 2003, and her PhD from University of Virginia in 2011.

She specializes in Social and Political Philosophy. She has published on Spinoza, John Rawls, affirmative action, nonideal theory, procedural justice, and housing policy. She is currently thinking about housing, territory, and property rights.



Milo Crimi

Visiting Assistant Professor
Occidental College

Milo received a PhD in Philosophy from UCLA in 2020 and currently teaches logic and history of philosophy at Occidental College.






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May 8
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Kaplan Hall 193


UCLA Department of Philosophy