Directory of Philosophers from Underrepresented Groups in Philosophy

Philosophy of Biology

Name Position Organization Location Area of Specialization Self-Identification Research
Andersen, Holly Associate Professor Simon Fraser University Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada
Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Mind, Pragmatism, Phenomenology [W] Causation, Time, Temporal Experience, History of Psychology
Ankeny, Rachel Professor University of Adelaide Adelaide, SA
Australia
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science [W] Models, cases, epistemological issues in science/medicine, norms and values, disease
Au, Yin Chung PhD researcher Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London London, UK
Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [A] [NC] [W] Philosophy of Biological Practice, Scientific Representation, Philosophy of Imperial Chinese Rituals
Bianchi, Emanuela Assistant Professor New York University New York, New York
United States
19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, European Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Gender, Post-Structuralism, Psychoanalytic Theory, Social [W] [LGBTQ]
Bradner, Alexandra Visiting Assistant Professor Kenyon College Gambier, Ohio
United States
Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Epistemology, Experimental Philosophy, Philosophy of Psychology/Cognitive Science, Feminist Philosophy, Metaethics [W] Explanation and Understanding, Ethics of Care, Pyrrhonian Skepticism, Experimental Philosophy
Breitenbach, Angela Lecturer University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] [NC] Kant, Kantian Philosophy of Science, Aesthetics in Science
Brincker, Maria Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, Massachusetts
United States
19th and 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, European Philosophy, Metaphysics, Moral Psychology, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and [W] [NC] Privacy
Casetta, Elena Post-Doc Department of Philosophy and Educational Sciences, University of Turin Turin,
Italy
Environmental Philosophy, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] Biological Individuality, Biodiversity, The Species Problem, Natural Kinds
Chiu, Lynn Post-doc University of Bordeaux/CNRS Bordeaux, France
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Science [A] [W] Taiwanese
Clarke, Ellen Post-Doc All Souls College, Oxford Oxford, UK
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W]
Clough, Sharyn Professor Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon
United States
Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Pragmatism [W]
Cormier, Harvey Associate Professor Stony Brook University Stony Brook, New York
United States
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Race, Pragmatism [M] [B] African-American History of Modern Philosophy
Craig, Lindsay Assistant Professor (NTT) Temple University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W]
Crane, Judith Professor and Chair Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, Illinois
United States
Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology [W]
Crozier, G. K. D. Assistant Professor Laurentian University Sudbury, Ontario
Canada
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W]
Dang, Haixin Graduate Student University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
United States
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy [W] [A] Chinese
Delehanty, Megan Assistant Professor University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta
Canada
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science [W] Imaging Technologies, Empiricism, Reductionism
Detlefsen, Karen Associate Professor of Philosophy and Education University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Early Modern Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Gender [W] Early Modern History and Philosophy of Science, Especially Biology, Early Modern Women Philosophers
Donovan, Caitrin Graduate Student ** University of Sydney Sydney, New South Wales
Australia
Applied Ethics, Epistemology, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science [D] [W] Philosophy of Psychiatry, Philosophical Psychopathology, Mental Health Ethics
Driscoll, Catherine Associate Professor North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science [W] Evolution of Cognition, Cultural Evolution
Ernst, Waltraud Researcher Johannes Kepler University Linz Linz, Austria
19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Science, [LGBTQ] [NC] [W] Feminist Epistemology
Estrada, Daniel Lecturer New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, New Jersey
United States
Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science, Pragmatism, Social and Politi [A] [L/H] [M] [MR] [O] Japanese Mexican Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy of Technology, Complex Systems Theory
Fagan, Melinda Associate Professor University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah
United States
Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] Social Epistemology, Science in Practice
Fehr, Carla Associate Professor University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario
Canada
Feminist Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Science [W] First generation university student Equity and diversity in science and engineering, The structure and function of epistemic communities, Socially relevant philosophy of science, Ethical dimensions of biological research on sex and gender, The science and ethics of human relationships with companion animals
Fleming, Leonore Associate Professor Utica College Utica, New York
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, History and Philosophy of Science [W] [I] Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Evolutionary Biology
Garbayo, Luciana Assistant Professor University of Texas at El Paso EL Paso, Texas
United States
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Decision, Game, and Rational Choice Theory, Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science [L/H] [MR] [NC] [W] South American Normative and Descriptive Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Science in Practice
GarcIa, Claudia-Lorena Researcher Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Early Modern Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Psychology [W] [L/H] Mexican Phylogeny of Cognitive Capacities in Human and Non-Human Animals
Hardcastle, Valerie Professor University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio
United States
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science [W] Philosophy of Psychiatry, Neuroethics
Illari, Phyllis Lecturer University College London London, UK
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science [W] Causality, Mechanisms, Information, Data
Ishida, Yoichi Assistant Professor Ohio University Athens, Ohio
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [M] [A] Japanese
Kendig, Catherine Assistant Professor Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan
United States
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] Classification, Kinds, Scientific Practice, Emerging Technologies, Philosophy of Race
Kingsbury, Justine Senior Lecturer University of Waikato Hamilton, New Zealand
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Mind, Practical Reason [W] Teleosemantics
Kober, Gal Assistant Professor Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, Massachusetts
United States
Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [NC] [W]
Kok, Robert Graduate Student * San Francisco State University San Francisco, California
United States
Comparative Philosophy, Epistemology, History of Philosophy, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Physics [A] Cambodian
Kronfeldner, Maria Associate Professor Central European University Budapest, Hungary
Hungary
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science, Social and Political Philosophy, General Philosophy of Science [W] first-generation college student non-native English speaker Science and Values, Human Nature, Nature-Nurture, Dehumanization, Causation, Explanation, Complexity, Creativity
Leonelli, Sabina Professor University of Exeter Exeter, UK
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] [NC] Data, Modeling, Classification, Social Epistemology, Values, Inference
L'Hote, Crystal Associate Professor Saint Michael's College Vermont, USA
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Science [W] [LGBTQ] Metaphysics of Mind
Lloyd, Elisabeth Endowed Chair Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Pragmatism [LGBTQ] [W] Philosophy of Climate Science
Loo, Clement Assistant Professor * University of Minnesota, Morris Morris, Minnesota
United States
Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science [A] environmental justice, food justice, values in science and social science
Maglo, Koffi Associate Professor University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio
United States
Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy [B] [M]
Mariscal, Carlos Assistant Professor University of Nevada, Reno Reno, Nevada
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [M] [L/H] Mexican Philosophy of Astrobiology
Matthen, Mohan Professor University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Ancient Greek and Roman, Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind [M] [MR] [OR] [O] South [A] Philosophy of Perception, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Biology
Meynell, Letitia Associate Professor Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] Use of Pictures in Science, Feminist Critiques of Biology (including Critical Animal Studies)
Millikan, Ruth Professor Emerita University of Connecticut Storrs, Connecticut
United States
Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology [W]
Mitchell, Sandra Professor University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] Explanation of Complex Behavior, Pragmatic Metaphysics
Nersessian, Nancy Research Associate (Professor Emerita) Harvard University (Georgia Tech) Cambridge, Massachusetts
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science [W]
Plutynski, Anya Associate Professor Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W]
Potochnik, Angela Associate Professor University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] Scientific Explanation, Idealization, Models in Science and Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary and Behavioral Ecology, History of Logical Empiricism
Rosario, Esther Graduate Student * University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
Canada
Philosophy of Biology, Feminist Philosophy [L/H] [W]
Santana, Carlos Assistant Professor University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah
United States
Applied Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science [L/H] [M] Mexican Conservation Biology, Linguistics, Cultural Evolution
Sheets-Johnstone, Maxine Courtesy Professor University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon
United States
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Mind [W] Philosophy of Body
Singh, Amitpal Graduate Student ** University of Toronto Toronto, Canada
Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy [OR] Sikh
Smithdeal, Matthew Graduate Student * University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology [LGBTQ] [OG] Genderqueer Psychological essentialism
Solomon, Miriam Professor Temple University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science [W]
Spencer, Quayshawn Assistant Professor University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science [M] [B] African-American
Sullivan-Bissett, Ema Lecturer (Permanent Faculty Member) University of Birmingham Birmingham, UK
Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology [W] Belief, Biological Function, Delusion, Normativity
Terberl, Christina PhD Student * Bauhaus University Weimar Weimar, Germany
Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Environmental Philosophy, European Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Post-Structuralism [NC] [W]
Tobin, Emma Lecturer in Philosophy of Science University College London London, UK
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science [W] Classification Natural Kinds, Laws of Nature, Epistemology of Science, Metaphysics of Science
Valles, Sean Associate Professor Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan
United States
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science [I] [L/H] [M] [MR] Mexican
VandeWall, Holly Associate Professor of the Practice Boston College Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
United States
Philosophy of Science, Applied Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, [W] History of Science, Science and Religion
Varma, Charissa Post-Doc University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Biology [W] [MR] History of Biology, Darwin, History of Logic
Venkatapuram, Sridhar Senior Lecturer Kings College London London UK,
Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy [A] [LGBTQ] [M] [O] Indian Theories of Social/Global Justice, Capabilities Approach
Wilson, Catherine Professor University of York (UK) and CUNY Graduate Center York, England and New York
United States
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Early Modern European Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Neuroscience [W]
Valde, Katherine Graduate Student ** Boston University Boston, MA
United States
Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W]
DE BRUN, MARCUS AUTHOR/EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHER/MEDICAL DOCTOR ROYAL COLLEGE GENERAL PRACTICE NEW ZEALAND NEW ZEALAND,
New Zealand
Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, European Philosophy, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, [M] SEXUALITY, PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY,INSTINCT,MIND,ZIZEK, NEW THEORY OF PSYCHOLOGY, BEING AND BELONGING
Millstein, Roberta L Professor University of California, Davis Davis, CA
United States
Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [W] Evolutionary Biology, Ecology, Chance/Probability/Indeterminism, Causality, Land Ethic, Ecosystems/Communities/Populations, Race, Natural Selection/Sexual Selection/Random Drift
Reydon, Thomas Professor Leibniz Universität Hannover Hannover,
Germany
Bioethics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Technology [M] [MR] [NC] Classification, Evolutionary Theory, Natural Kinds
Figueroa, Richard Graduat Student * University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah
United States
Bioethics, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science [L/H] Philosophy of conservation biology
Otsuka, Jun Associate Professor Kyoto University Sakyo, Kyoto
Japan
Philosophy of Biology [A]
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