Filipa Melo Lopes



Filipa joined the department in 2019, after receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Undergraduate teaching


  • Advanced Topics in Feminist Philosophy: Gender and Beauty (Y4)/ (PG) - semester 2


Open to PhD supervision enquiries?


Current PhD students supervised

Secondary Supervisor:

  • Rory Wilson - PhD
  • Willa Saadat - PhD
  • Yinmei Wu, PhD Philosophy
  • Jennifer Walker, PhD Philosophy

Primary supervisor:

  • Ziruo Xie, MSc by Research

Past PhD students supervised

Secondary Supervisor:

Lilith W. Lee - PhD 2021 (Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Research summary


My areas of research are feminist philosophy, social theory, sexual ethics, and the work of Simone de Beauvoir.


I am currently the director of the Scottish Feminist Philosophy Network.