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Because of the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing stay-at-home order from the State of Illinois, Knox College has made the decision to teach the entirety of spring term remotely.
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Brandon E. Polite
Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
There are ample opportunities to enhance your studies in philosophy through independent research, off-campus study, and internships. These programs are integral to a Knox education, teaching you how to apply your skills in real world situations.
Many of our majors -- and minors -- pursue College Honors or other research and creative projects. Some even present or perform their work at national and international conferences. Here are a few recent projects:
Our students take advantage of the more than two dozen off-campus study programs. Here are a few of the places our students have studied in the past five years:
There's no better way to explore the possibilities of life after Knox than internships. Philosophy majors have held internships at the Newberry Library in Chicago and Habitat for Humanity International in Americus, Georgia. Recent internships by philosophy students include: