2020 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner named

Dr. Grant Silva, associate professor of philosophy in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the 2020-21 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner.

The Sabbatical Review Committee nominates the Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner, who receives his or her full salary, plus two additional months of summer pay and $10,000 to fund travel and expenses related to research conducted during the year-long sabbatical.

Silva specializes in Latin American philosophy, political philosophy and the philosophy of race and ethnicity. Receiving the Way Klinger Sabbatical Award will allow him to complete a book reconsidering the nature, scope and significance of philosophical inquiry. Silva will spend the year researching and writing in Los Angeles, Mexico City and Milwaukee, guest lecturing at universities in Los Angeles and presenting his work on racism at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.