After receiving his Ph.D. from Princeton where he as supervised by Paul Benacerraf, Professor Boghossian first held positions at Princeton and University of Michigan. He moved to NYU in 1991 where he was appointed a Professor of Philosophy in 1995. In 2006, he was made Julius Silver Professor of Philosophy. He was the Chair of Philosophy at NYU between 1994 and 2004, and he also is currently the Director of the NY Institute of Philosophy and the Global Institute of Advanced Study at NYU.
Professor Boghossian has held visiting positions at ANU, Rutgers, Cambridge, Oxford and UCL. He has received awards, fellowships and honors from American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Institute of Philosophy at the University of Londong, The Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton, Fulbright, National Endowment for Humanities and New York Institute for the Humanities. He is also Special Advisor to the President and Provost at NYU and a member of the editorial boards of Episteme and Philosophers' Imprint.