What about Two-Year Colleges?

Paul Tubig and faculty mentor Anthony Ferrucci in conversation
Mellon Fellow Paul Tubig (right) chats with faculty mentor Anthony Ferrucci (left)

As a community college student in San Diego, Paul Tubig was drawn to philosophy. Now a doctoral student in philosophy at the University of Washington, Tubig finds himself once again spending time at a community college. It feels different this time around.

“Having attended a community college, it’s been interesting to re-enter that setting as an aspiring professor and PhD student who has been acculturated in the university context,” Tubig says.

Tubig’s return to community college is through a fellowship from the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities. He’s one of six UW PhD students serving as Mellon Fellows for Reaching New Publics in the Humanities...

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