Professor receives fellowship

May 15, 2018, in Latest News, Philosophy

Heather Reid, professor of philosophy at Morningside College, has been awarded a fellowship by the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.

The fellowship will take place during the 2018-2019 academic year, with Reid in residence at the Center for Hellenic Studies during the month of October. Her research topic is “The Ethics of Epinician: Athletic Celebration as Moral Education in Pre-Classical Greece.”

The Center for Hellenic Studies fellowship program encourages and supports research of the highest quality on topics related to ancient Greece.

Reid is a specialist in ancient philosophy and the philosophy of sport. She has published six books related to sports philosophy and the Olympics. A member of the Morningside faculty since 1996, she received her doctorate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.