Alumni of the MA program in Ethics and Applied Philosophy have pursued a variety of careers. Since 2015, about a third of our alumni have applied to PhD programs, with a success rate of approximately 60%. Since 2015, only 3 out of 21 students have left UNC Charlotte before finishing, in one case to attend a PhD program in Philosophy. Since 2004, 40% of our alumni have been women or gender non-conforming.

The table below lists either the initial graduate placement or the current employment of select alumni. Employment details are current as of 2018 and will be updated as new information becomes available. Where indicated, students earned the Graduate Certificate rather than the MA.

Year Name Graduate Placement Current Employment
2022P. ConnorPhD program in Philosophy, Michigan State University 
2022I. HosbachPhD program in Philosophy, Marquette University 
2022A. PintoPhD program in Philosophy, Marquette University 
2021E. RhodesDual PhD Program in Philosophy and Health Care Ethics, St. Louis University 
2021e. smithPhD Program in Philosophy, Emory University 
2021D. TurnerPhD Program in Geography, UNC Charlotte 
2020A. BrownMaster of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law, University of OklahomaChoreographer and owner, Adrianna Eve Company
2020K. BurnsPhD program in Philosophy, Marquette University 
2020P. GordonPhD Program in Philosophy, Bowling Green State University 
2020R. PinkaPhD Program in Public Policy, UNC Charlotte 
2019 C. CannonPhD Program in American Studies, George Washington University 
2019M. CastorPhD program in Philosophy, SUNY Stony Brook  
2019Z. Chandler Residence Education Coordinator, Housing and Residence Life, UNC Charlotte
2019M. Dalton Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs & Department Administration, Belk College of Business, UNC Charlotte
2019 B. Davis  Ethics & Compliance Officer, HCA Healthcare
2019 D. Majeed  9th Grade Student Services Teacher Resident, Freire Charter School
2019 A. Marshall   
2018R. Abbate (CERT) Part-Time Lecturer in English and Philosophy, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
2018 J. Al-Sadat Graduate Certificate program in Applied Linguistics, UNC Charlotte  
2018 Z. Easterling PhD program in Performance Studies, New York University  
2018 T. Gilliam   Policy Analyst, Farm Bureau Insurance
2018 C. Kularski PhD program in Educational Research, UNC Charlotte  
2018 J. Leff PhD program in Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Tech  
2018 M. Murray   
2018 N. Yartey   Photographer, NY Visual Arts
2017 J. Bonsall   CEO, The Front Office
2017 M. Haag   Host, Probably Poly podcast
2017 S. Holt PhD program in Philosophy, University of Oklahoma  
2017 K. Lowenstein PhD program in Philosophy, Michigan State University  
2017 D. Person   Editorial Assistant, McFarland
2016 T. Eyrich   
2016 L. Molina   Part-Time Lecturer in Philosophy, Guilford Technical Community College
2016D. Self (CERT)PhD program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, SUNY Stony Brook 
2016 A. Williams   NC Coordinator, SisterSong
2015 J. Rines   
2014L. Williams (CERT) Controller, Financial Services, UNC Charlotte
2014 R. Wolfe   Principal, Thru Traffic Marketing
2013 B. Gray PhD program in Applied Ethics, Stellenbosch University 
2013 W. Jarrett   Part-Time Lecturer in Philosophy, North Carolina A&T
2013 H. Levinson   Managing Director, Lahayim Cooperative
2013 E. Mason MA program in Sociology, UNC Charlotte  
2013 J. Paul   
2013T. Piccard (CERT)JD program, Wake Forest School of Law 
2013 R. Preville   Director, Audiovisual Integration and Support for Learning Environments, UNC Charlotte
2013 M. Wilson JD program, Wake Forest School of Law  
2013T. Simpson (CERT) Owner, Main Source Logistics
2013 M. Zinn   Account Manager, Select Group
2012 J. Branch   Principal, Back Creek Christian Academy
2012 K. Duncan PhD program in Philosophy, Bowling Green State University  
2012 M. King JD program, Cumberland School of Law  
2011C. Montgomery (CERT)  
2010 H. Lintz JD program, UNC School of Law  
2010 M. Rorie JD program, USC School of Law  
2009 L. Gardner PhD program in Philosophy, University of Memphis  
2009 K. Scully   Dermatologist (retired)
2008 S. Chattin PhD program in Education Policy, University of Illinois  
2008 J. Cochran PhD program in Public Policy, UNC Charlotte  
2008 S. Riley   Part-Time Lecturer in Philosophy, UNC Charlotte
2008 E. Ritterskamp   Copy Editor / Page Designer, Charlotte Observer
2007 L. Dean   Compliance and Facility Security Officer, ettain group
2007 M. Howard PhD program in Philosophy, University of South Carolina  
2007 E. Johnson PhD program in Public Policy, UNC Charlotte  
2007 M. Speer EdD program in Educational Leadership, UNC Charlotte  
2005J. Bryant (CERT)EdD program in Educational Leadership, UNC Charlotte 
2004S. Jenkins (CERT) Chief Compliance Officer, ETHIX360