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Graduate Students

Office Assignments effective 9/15/21

  • William Albuquerque

    William Albuquerque

    walbuque@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0433

    B.A. Philosophy, Bowdoin College (2011)
    M.A. Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (2016) 

    Interests: Moral responsibility, moral psychology, meta-ethics, emotions.
  • Dallas Amico

    Dallas Amico

    damico@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0446

    M.A. Philosophy, Bowling Green State University 

    My research interests are primarily in metaethics and moral responsibility. In the former, I’ve been thinking about the status and nature of moral testimony and moral expertise, and about the relationship between epistemic challenges to robust realism about morality and epistemic challenges to robust realism about mathematics (e.g. evolutionary debunking arguments and the Benacerraf-Field challenge). In the latter, I’ve been thinking about when moral ignorance excuses wrong action.

  •  Henry Argetsinger

    Henry Argetsinger

    hargetsinger@gmail.com

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0433

    B.A. Beloit College
    M.A. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    I'm interested in broadly meta-normative and metaethical topics in philosophy. I am particularly drawn to the intersections of ethical theory, philosophy of action and questions of practical reason. I also dabble in political philosophy. Outside of philosophy I like playing Ultimate and napping with cats.

  • Samantha Berthelette

    Samantha Berthelette

    sberthel@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0441

    B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science, University of Vermont
    M.A. in Philosophy, Florida State University

    I primarily work on problems concerning agency, moral responsibility, and the law—and I am especially interested when all three of these topics are involved. I also do work in philosophy of mind (especially self-deception) and well-being. Sometimes I do experiments to help support my arguments. When I'm not doing philosophy, I can usually be found West Coast Swing dancing or playing pool.

  • Andrew Bollhagen

    Andrew Bollhagen

    abollhag@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0435

    B.A. University of California, Irvine
    M.A. California State University, Long Beach
    Pre-Doctoral Research Associate, Mississippi State University

    Interests are: General Philosophy of Science, Practice-oriented Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Cell Biology (in particular "molecular motors"), Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Neuroscience.

  • Zack Brants

    Zack Brants

    zbrants@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0429

    B.A. Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Washington (2016)

    My primary interest is in moral philosophy with a focus on the relevance of ancient approaches, in particular Aristotle’s conception of virtue. I’m also interested in logic and epistemology. Besides philosophy I like tinkering with computers and programming things that almost work. 

  • Claudi Brink

    Claudi Brink

    cbrink@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0430

    B.A. Philosophy and English Literature
    M.A. Philosophy, University of the Witwatersrand

    My primary interest is in Kant's theoretical philosophy. I also have interests in philosophy of mind and ancient philosophy.

  • Haggeo Cadenas

    Haggeo Cadenas

    hcadenas@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0446

    B.A Psychology NAU
    M.A Philosophy ASU 

    Currently, I am interested in articulating a Carnapian approach to philosophy.  By this I mean whether certain philosophical questions can be construed as conceptual engineering or linguistic projects.  Examples of these include, is logic normative (phil-logic)?  Is this formal system a rational constraint (formal epistemology)?  Are these normative and scientific practices consistent with naturalism (phil-religion)?  And how do we characterize a mature Carnapian philosophy of science (phil-sci)? 

  • Weixin Cai

    Weixin Cai

    w3cai@ucsd.edu

    Office:  Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0437

    B.A. Philosophy, Renmin University of China

    M.A. Philosophy, Simon Fraser University

    Interests: topics related to causation and explanation in various areas including general philosophy of science, philosophy of social science, metaphysics, and ethics.

  • Aaron Chipp-Miller

    Aaron Chipp-Miller

    achippmi@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0432

    I am primarily interested in applied ethics and political philosophy. Specifically, I seek to work on issues of animal rights, workplace democracy, and distributive obligations to the world's worst off. I am also interested in doing work regarding how to make moral decisions under normative uncertainty

  • Eugene Chua

    Eugene Chua

    eychua@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0436

    BA Hons (Cantab) Philosophy, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge (2017)

    I am mainly interested in both the substantive and methodological questions which arise at the intersection of metaphysics and philosophy of science (primarily philosophy of physics), e.g. about theory choice & theoretical virtues, pragmatism/anti-realism/realism, fundamental ontology, emergence & reduction in physics, and the concept(s) of entropy and information employed in physics. I also maintain side interests in the philosophy of logic and formal epistemology (particularly Bayesianism and related issues). 

  • Daniel Cohen

    djcohen@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0434

  • Kathleen Connelly

    Kathleen Connelly

    kaconnelly@ucsd.edu

    https://kathleenconnelly.wordpress.com/

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0438

    B.A. Philosophy, University of Tennessee - Knoxville

    My research interests are in ethics and science studies. In particular, I’m interested in questions about moral responsibility motivated by engagement with empirical psychology and history of medicine. These interests have manifested in work on moral responsibility and implicit bias; my developing research includes work on whether moral responsibility and mental disability. When I’m not doing moral responsibility research, I’m interested in philosophy of language and feminist philosophy, by way of philosophical hobbies.

  • Emma Duncan

    Emma Duncan

    erduncan@ucsd.edu 

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0438

    B.A. Philosophy, Graphic Design, Portland State University (2010)
    M.A. Philosophy, Northern Illinois University (2015)

    My interests lie primarily in ethics, branching into social and political philosophy, moral psychology, philosophy of mind, and law. Recently, I’ve been focused on issues surrounding punishment, as well as nudges (libertarian paternalism), where questions of free will, autonomy, rational choice theory, and psychology combine in complex and often vexing ways. I suspect I’ll be focused on these for many years to come!

  • Maximilian Edwards

    Maximilian Edwards

    mvedward@ucsd.edu 

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room  0430

    B.A. Philosophy, Cambridge
    M.Phil. Philosophy, University College London

    My primary research focus is on Kant's theoretical philosophy - especially the nature and status of the categories and their various deductions, and the character of transcendental idealism. I also have a growing interest in the Critical system as a whole.  

  • Tyler Farmer

    tfarmer@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0469


  • Bosco Garcia

    Bosco Garcia

    jgarca@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0436

    BA Philosophy, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    MA Philosophy and History of Science, University of Bristol

    My main interest lies in the philosophy of physics, especially in terms of how physical principles – like the principle of least action, or the second law of thermodynamics – inform biological and neural organisation. Right now my focus is on entropy and its influence on unifying pictures of the brain, such as predictive processing and the free-energy principle. I’m also interested in the history of physics and history of science more generally.

  • Juan Carlos Gonzalez

    Juan Carlos Gonzalez

    jcg050@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0435

    B.A. Xavier University 
    M.A. The New School for Social Research

    Historical Interests: classical German philosophy (especially Kant and Hegel); ancient Greek philosophy (esp. Aristotle); also developing interests in the history of Latin American (esp. Cuban) philosophy. Thematic Interests: metaphysics, history, and philosophy of psychology, aesthetics, philosophy of nature. Other Interests: historical conceptions of the Soul, teleology.

  • Nathaniel Greely

    Nathaniel Greely

    ngreely@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0440

    B.A. Communication, University of Southern California
    M.A. Philosophy California State University Los Angeles

    My primary interests are Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science and I plan to pursue a joint PhD in both. I used to play guitar for a living, but now I do it for fun and I'm still an avid indie-rock fan. I am the father of a standard poodle named Felix and in my free time I try to satisfy his insatiable desire for walks. 

  • Julia Greig

    Julia Greig

    jgreig@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0469

    B.A. Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College
    M.A. Classical Studies, Brandeis University

    I am primarily interested in the philosophy of death and questions about existence and nonexistence. I am especially curious about the logic of nonexistence and the metaphysics of death. I have additional interests in Presocratic and Hellenistic philosophy.

     

  • Ryan Hayes

    Ryan Hayes

    ryhayes@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0452

    B.A. Philosophy, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2017

    M.A. Philosophy,  Wayne State University, 2020

    My primary interest is in the philosophy of raced broadly construed. I focus specifically on the status of mixed racial identities and what they can tell us about race as an active political process. I also have an interest in the intersection between philosophy of race and epistemology, investigating the idea of self-knowledge through experiences of oppression.

  • Min Heo

    Min Heo

    miheo@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0461

    B.A. Philosophy, Seoul National University (2015)
    M.Phil. Philosophy, Seoul National University (2017)
    Interests: Early modern philosophy, Kant's theoretical philosophy, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of language
  • Imani Howard

    Imani Howard

    ihoward@ucsd.edu

    Office: 

    B.A. History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
    B.S. with Honors, Molecular and Cell Biology, Stanford University
    As an MD/PhD candidate, my primary research interests are the philosophy of medicine, the role of race and identity in healthcare and the physician-patient relationship. My clinical interests are in psychiatry and primary care. 
  • John Kinney

    John Kinney

    jkinney@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0452

    B.S. Philosophy (H) and Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2019)


    I'm primarily interested in Kant's theoretical philosophy, philosophy of mind, and the intersection of the two (especially in issues pertaining to perception, mental content, and the metaphysics of mind). I have growing interests in philosophy of language and epistemology. I'm also interested and involved in public philosophy, mostly through Philosophy for Children (P4C). Aside from philosophy, I love running, climbing, playing piano, and all sorts of games (especially chess). 

  • Thomas Kirkpatrick

    Thomas Kirkpatrick

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0471

    B.A. Philosophy, Willamette University (2011)
    M.A. Philosophy, Brandeis University (2015)

    My primary interests are in moral, social, and political philosophy. I also have secondary interests in moral epistemology, meta-ethics, and the history of philosophy. The questions I've read and written about the most pertain to descriptive social phenomena like groups, power, and subordination, as well as to normative political theories like relational egalitarianism, republicanism, and libertarianism.

  • Cami Koepke

    Cami Koepke

    ckoepke@ucsd.edu

    Office: 
    B.A. Philosophy, Northwest Nazarene University (2003)
    M.Div., Emory University (2006)
    M.A. Philosophy, Georgia State University (2013)

    My current interests lie at the intersection of moral responsibility, action theory, moral psychology, and neuroscience. I'm especially interested in understanding how findings in neuroscience might impact our approach to mitigating factors of moral responsibility. My current project focuses on conditions like addiction and depression.

    More generally, I'm interested in bioethics, normative ethical theory, and philosophy of religion. When I'm not doing philosophy, I enjoy bicycling, camping, and reading comic strips.

  • Alice Koga

    Alice Koga

    akoga@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0454

    B.A. Philosophy, with a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of California Riverside
    My research interests include agency and moral psychology, as well feminist philosophy and philosophy of race. I am also interested in how issues in these areas interact with various topics in applied ethics.
  • Milana Kostic

    Milana Kostic

    mkostic@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0454

    B.A. Philosophy, University of Belgrade
    M.A. Logic and Philosophy of Science, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich
    My interest lie at the intersection of [formal] epistemology, philosophical logic and natural language semantics. I also have an interest in feminist philosophy. 
    I serve as one of the international organizers for Minorities and Philosophy [MAP].
  • JiMin Kwon

    JiMin Kwon

    hjkwon@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0438

    B.A. Philosophy and Biology, University of Dayton

    I work at the intersection of philosophy of science and epistemology. My current project involves questions pertaining to scientific realism and rationality. I also have an interest in teaching logic and ethics.
  • Emily LaRosa

    Emily LaRosa

    elarosa@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0432

    Emily LaRosa’s research focuses on the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Societal Trust, looking at the impacts of a multitude of classes of autonomous systems on different communities. LaRosa has worked on a number of issues, from algorithmic biases and their impact in Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, to the question of continuing doctor-patient trust dynamics as autonomous care systems are deployed. Presently, as AI becomes pervasive in farming practices, LaRosa focuses on ethical questions raised by AI deployment in rural environments, and explores the dynamics between technologists, deployers and agricultural communities.  

  • Huadian Liu

    Huadian Liu

    hul010@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0461

    B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 

    MSc Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition, University of Edinburgh

    M.A. Philosophy, Tufts University

    I am interested in the metaphysics of sense experience, especially in its systematically descriptive forms. I also like to think about, here and there, what it means for something to be naturalized. A recent topic of interest is the role of temporal representation in spatial cognition. 

  • Ying Liu

    Ying Liu

    yil065@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0430

    B.A. Politics and Public Administration, South China Normal University
    M.A. Philosophy, University of Houston

    Primary interests: ethics, social philosophy, agency, practical reason.
    Secondary interest: History of moral and political philosophy.
  •  Dafna Mark Ben Shabat

    Dafna Mark Ben Shabat

    dmarkben@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0437

    B.A. Humanities and Arts, Tel Aviv University

    I do mostly history of philosophy, and my primary field of interest is early modern philosophy, Spinoza especially. My questions with regard to Spinoza’s philosophy mostly revolve around the ethical value of passivity in his philosophy, as well as his understanding of good, freedom and personality. I am also very interested in moral philosophy and Ethics.

  • Noel Martin

    Noel Martin

    nbmartin@ucsd.edu

    B.A. Religious Studies, Humboldt State University
    M.A. Philosophy (Neurophilosophy Track), Georgia State University

    I’m primarily interested in philosophy of science, the cognitive sciences, neuroscience, and mind. I also have an interest in how these areas intersect with specific questions in moral philosophy and philosophy of perception. I am currently working on a dissertation project that investigates the ways in which scientists studying the mind and brain coordinate their efforts in practice and the role such coordinating might play in developing an account of scientific integration.

  • Joseph Martinez

    Joseph Martinez

    jdm001@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0429

    B.A. Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley (2016)

    Primary interests: Philosophy of action and philosophy of mind. 

    Secondary interests: Thomas Reid, especially his works on free will and common sense.

  • Marcus McGahhey

    Marcus McGahhey

    mmcgahhey@ucsd.edu |

    https://ucsd.academia.edu/MarcusMcGahhey

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0440

    B.A. Philosophy, University of Louisiana at Lafayette 
    M.A. Philosophy (Neurophilosophy Track), Georgia State University
    My areas of interest include philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and epistemology. I'm especially drawn to issues concerning perceptual experience, intuition, epistemic justification, and self-knowledge. In my free time, I enjoy watching films, listening to comedy, and writing music on my guitar.
  • Leonardo Moauro

    Leonardo Moauro

    lmoauro@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0433

    B.A. Political Science, Brown University
    M.A. Philosophy, Tufts University

    My main interests are in early modern philosophy (especially Spinoza) and ethics. I also have interests in moral psychology and ancient philosophy (especially the Hellenistic schools). I am currently thinking about the concept of perfection in Spinoza's Ethics, especially as it relates to the perfectionist tradition in ethics.  

  • Ayda Niknami

    Ayda Niknami

    aniknami@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0437

    B.A. Philosophy, English minor, Simon Fraser University (2018)

    I am specifically concerned with the historical development of ideas such as freedom, the self, and consciousness - from both a metaphysical and an ethical standpoint. My current focus is on 18th- and 19th-century German philosophy, but my broader interests include the early modern period, as well as 20th-century continental philosophy and the philosophy of race and gender. Outside of philosophy, I spend my time dancing, reading, and writing poetry.

  • Gabriel Nyberg

    Gabriel Nyberg

    gnyberg@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0432

    B.A. Theoretical Philosophy, University of Gothenburg (2017)
    MSc. Philosophy of Science, London School of Economics (2019)

    I'm broadly interested in the philosophy of science, objectivity, metaphilosophy, and foundational issues in any form of organized inquiry. In particular, I am drawn to issues in replication of scientific results, measurement, concept validation and epistemic transparency and public reason.

  • Karina Ortiz Villa

    Karina Ortiz Villa

    kortizvilla@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0469

    BA in Philosophy, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 
    My current research interests are in Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law and Applied Ethics especially where these intersect with feminist philosophy, Philosophy of Race and Latinx Philosophy. When I am not doing philosophy, I am playing with my dog, hiking or swimming. I am also an immigrant from Chile and a former DACA student.
  • Michael Pittman

    mpittman@ucsd.edu

    Office: 

  • Faron Ray

    Faron Ray

    fray@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0434

     Interests: Philosophy of Science, AI Ethics, Cognitive Science/ Philosophy of Cognitive Science

  • Sam Ridge

    Sam Ridge

    siridge@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0446

    B.A. Philosophy and Economics (DePaul University)
    M.A. Philosophy (University of Houston)

    Interests: Ethics and moral psychology

  • Louis Santoro

    Louis Santoro

    lsantoro@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0452

    Interests: Philosophy of language, philosophy of perception, cognitive science, ancient philosophy.

  • Ayoob Shahmoradi

    Ayoob Shahmoradi

    ayoob@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0429

    AOS: philosophy of mind, philosophy of language. 

  • Yiran (Shelly) Shi

    Yiran (Shelly) Shi

    yis007@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0436

    BSc. Philosophy and Economics, London School of Economics
    MA. Philosophical Foundations of Physics, Columbia University

    Interests: philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, philosophy of economics, feminist philosophy of science
  • Ahmed Siddiqi

    Ahmed Siddiqi

    ahsiddiq@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0461

    B.A. Genetics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick 
    D.D.S. Texas A&M College of Dentistry

    M.A. Philosophy, University of Houston

    Primary Interests: Metaethics, Moral Psychology  

    Secondary Interests: Political Philosophy

  • On Yi Sin

    osin@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0439

  • Joseph Stratmann

    Joseph Stratmann

    jtstratm@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0471

    B.A. Philosophy and German, University of Notre Dame (2015)

    My primary philosophical research interests are Kant, metaphysics, and the intersection thereof (especially vis-à-vis grounding and modality). In my free time, I enjoy cooking, listening to chamber music (especially string quartets written between 1771 and 1826), and reading German philosophy and poetry aloud to myself in German.

  • Ann C. Thresher

    Ann C. Thresher

    athreshe@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0441

    Interests: Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Time.

  • Noam Tiran

    ntiran@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0434

  • Bas Tönissen

    Bas Tönissen

    btonisse@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0439

    B.A. Liberal Arts & Sciences, University College Roosevelt (2013)

    MPhil Philosophy, University of St. Andrews/Stirling joint program (2017)

    My interests at the most general level are in the history of philosophy, moral psychology, and the self. More specifically, I work on Kant's account of radical evil as well as a number of related topics in his philosophy, such as (self-)love, (self-)forgiveness, and the metaphysics of agency. I am interested both in correct interpretation of Kant's thought, as well as in bringing to bear neglected lessons from his work on contemporary debates in moral psychology.

  • Richard Vagnino

    Richard Vagnino

    rvagnino@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0435

    B.M. Music, History, New York University
    M.M. Music Theory and Composition, New York University

    Interests: Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Scientific Practice, Analogical Reasoning

  • Shawn Tinghao Wang

    Shawn Tinghao Wang

    tiw159@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0439

    B.A. Philosophy, Renmin University of China (2014)
    M.Phil. Philosophy, Lingnan University (2016)

    My current research involves issues in ethics and moral psychology, with a focus on the nature of blame, moral responsibility, and moral emotions.

     

  • Jada Wiggleton-Little

    Jada Wiggleton-Little

    jwigglet@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0454

    B.A. in Philosophy, Davidson College (2013)

    I am primarily interested in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and clinical ethics. I am especially interested in how the three intersect with respect to pain. I am also interested in social epistemology and medical epistemology, specifically testimonial epistemology. When I am not doing philosophy, I am either at the movies, dancing, or writing poetry.

  • Keyao Yang

    Keyao Yang

    K2yang@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0441

    B.A. Sun Yat-sen University
    M.A. University of Houston
     
    Currently, my main interests are in ethics and moral psychology, with a special focus on philosophical issues related with addiction. 
  • Jacob Zellmer

    Jacob Zellmer

    jzellmer@ucsd.edu

    Office: Ridge Walk Academic Complex - Arts & Humanities Bldg. Room 0440

    B.A. Biblical Studies, Azusa Pacific University
    M.A. Philosophy, San Francisco State University


    My primary interests lie in early modern philosophy, philosophy of religion, and especially their intersection. I also have strong interests in ethics and epistemology. In my free time, I enjoy reading novels and newspapers, playing sports, and hiking.