- School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
- 40 George Square, Edinburgh
- Post code
- EH8 9JX
I joined the department in September 2012 as a Chancellor's Fellow, and I have been a senior lecturer since August 2018. Previously I was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Northern Institute of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. I did my PhD at the University of Texas at Austin, where I was supervised by Mark Sainsbury, and my undergraduate and masters at the University of St Andrews.
Responsibilities & affiliations
- Deputy Undergraduate Teaching Director (Honours), Diaphora Project
I teach the 4th year courses 'Knowledge, Ignorance, and Power' (Fall semester) and 'Objectification, Dehumanisation, and Othering' (Spring semester).
In previous years I have taught 'Philosophy of Fiction', and co-taught 'Feminism', 'History of Analytic Philosophy', 'Themes in Epistemology', 'Scepticism', 'An Introduction to Philosophical Methodology', 'Knowledge and Reality' and 'Mind, Matter, and Language'.
1-2 on Fridays or by appointment
Open to PhD supervision enquiries?
Areas of interest for supervision
I am available to supervise Masters and PhD dissertations in any of my research and teaching areas.
Current PhD students supervised
- Michel Croce
- Matt Jope
- Lilith Newton
- Angie O'Sullivan
Past PhD students supervised
- Giada Fratantonio
- Lukas Schwengerer
- Kegan Shaw
I work mostly on issues in epistemology, particularly where it intersects with other areas such as the philosophies of language and mind and social and feminist philosophy.