The Marc Sanders Foundation has appointed Barry Lam as Associate Director for the Foundation, beginning 1st June 2016. He will replace the current Assistant Director, Robyn Whitaker, who leaves to take up a Faculty position in Australia.
Barry is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, where he has been on the faculty since 2006. Barry completed his PhD 2007, with a focus on Epistemology and the Philosophy of Language. For the 2016-2017 academic year, Barry will be in residence at Duke University, where he will be producing season one of a digital audio miniseries integrating narrative storytelling and philosophy called “Hi-Phi Nation.” He is excited to be joining the Sanders Foundation as Associate Director to help think of ambitious projects to fund in philosophy.