Three faculty connected to UCHV have been named inaugural 2021-2022 Marc Sanders Foundation Media Fellows, part of the Foundation’s Philosophy in the Media Initiative. The faculty members include: Elizabeth Harman, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values; Harvey Lederman, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptor, and Associated Faculty Member of UCHV; and Errol Lord, Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at UCHV. Harman is a media fellow in Op-Ed Writing and will participate in a two-day workshop led by James Ryerson from The New York Times. Lederman and Lord are media fellows in Long-form Magazine Writing and will take part in a three-day workshop taught by Joshua Rothman of The New Yorker, with special guests Larissa MacFarquhar, Henry Finder, and editors from The Atlantic and The New York Times.
The Philosophy in the Media Initiative aims to “increase the presence of philosophy in print, audio, and video media by training philosophers to write and produce for the public and by connecting philosophers to editors and commissioners in the media industry.” Media fellows receive workshop training in one of three areas: op-ed writing, long-form writing or podcasting. The Initiative is funded jointly by the Marc Sanders Foundation and by a Public Engagement Grant from the John T. Templeton Foundation.
Read the announcement here.