Hi Phi Nation is a philosophy podcast that turns stories into ideas. It is hosted and produced by Barry Lam. Barry is an alum of UC Irvine and former program director and general manager at KUCI 88.9FM. A PhD in Philosophy at Princeton University, Barry is currently Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, and is Humanities-Writ Large fellow at Duke University. The first season has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Humanities-Writ Large Fellowship, the Francis Ferguson Technology Fund, and the Eleanor Nims Brink fund. Season one drops in January of 2017. Special thanks to The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting.