Graduate Students

Sayid Bnefsi

BnefsiDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, Northern Illinois University, Illinois
B.A., Philosophy, Berea College, Kentucky

Research Interests: The morality of risk, the normativity of personal identity, and the ethics of belief.

Joshua Chang

ChangDegrees:
M.Div., Yale University, Connecticut
B.A., Classical Studies and Philosophy, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Asian Philosophy, Ethics, Meaning of Life, Philosophy of Religion, Political Philosophy.

Stuart Chapin

ChapinDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, San Francisco State University
B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles

http://Stuchapin.net

Research Interests: Kantian Ethics, Metaethics, Philosophy of Action, Practical Reasoning.

Shelby Clipp

ClippDegrees:

M.A., Philosophy, Georgia State University
B.S., Philosophy & Electronic Media & Film, Towson University

Research Interests: Philosophy of mind, Philosophy of cognitive science, and delusions and other atypical mental states.

Rachel Cooper

CooperDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, San Francisco State University
B.A., Philosophy, San Francisco State University

Research Interests: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Social Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind and Language.

Katherine Crone

CroneDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University of Toronto
B.A., Contemporary Studies and Philosophy, University of King's College

Research Interests: 19th and 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, Critical Theory.

Matthew Dean

DeanDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University of Western Ontario
B.A., Philosophy and English, University of Saskatchewan

Research Interests: Ethics, Well-Being, and Social Ontology.

Matthew Delgado

DelgadoDegrees:
B.A., Philosophy & Political Science, University of California, Riverside

Research Interests: Wittgenstein, Law, History of Analytic Philosophy, Social Ontology & Epistemology.

Josh Dolin

DolinDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
B.A., Philosophy, California State University, Northridge

Research Interests: Epistemology (especially virtue, vice, and applied) and Moral Philosophy (especially virtue theory and love).

Louis Doulas

DoulasDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, Brandeis University, Massachusetts
B.F.A., Studio Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

http://www.louisdoulas.info

Research Interests: Epistemology and Metaphysics.

Taylor Dunn

DunnDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, California State University, Los Angeles
B.A., Philosophy, University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri

https://www.tayloradunn.com/

Research Interests: Epistemology, Hinge Epistemology, Philosophy of Logic (particularly the normativity of logic), Philosophy of Language, and Metaphysics.

John Fensel

FenselDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University of Houston
B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interests: Metaethics, Practical Reasoning, and Metaphysics.

Adam Fox

FoxDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, Georgia State University
J.D., University of Arizona
B.A., Philosophy, University of Arizona

Research Interests: Political Philosophy and the Philosophy of Law.

I. Aurora Garcia

GarciaDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
B.A, Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interests: Epistemology, Ethics.

Rena B. Goldstein

GoldsteinDegrees:
M.A., Education, California State University, Los Angeles
M.A., Philosophy, California State University, Los Angeles
B.A., Philosophy and Humanities, University of Colorado at Boulder

https://renag7.wixsite.com/renabgoldstein

Research Interests: Philosophy of Education, Virtue Epistemology, Social and Political Philosophy.

Brett Goss

GossDegrees:
B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests: Language, Morality, Art, Law.

Andre LeBrun

LeBrunDegrees:
B.A., Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Epistemology, Perception, Philosophy of Mind, Early Modern Philosophy, Kant, Wittgenstein.

Edward Mark

MarkDegrees:
M.A.,Philosophy, Boston College, Massachusetts
B.A., Philosophy, B.S. Psychology, De Paul Univeristy, Illinois

Garrett Ming

MingDegrees:
B.A., Philosophy, California State University, Bakersfield

Research Interests: Epistemology.

Stella Moon

MoonDegrees:
M.S., Logic, University of Amsterdam
B.S., Mathematics and Philosophy, University of Warwick

https://uci.academia.edu/StellaMoon

Research Interests: Philosophy of Mathematics/Mathematical Practice, Mathematical and Philosophical Logic, Phenomenology, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Feminist Philosophy, Asian Philosophy of Science.

Maria Giulia Napolitano

NapolitanoDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University of Utrecht
M.A., Philosophy, University of Padua
B.A., Philosophy, University Of Padua

Research Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Conceptual Engineering, Experimental Philosophy.

Natalia Nealon

NealonDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, San Francisco State University
B.A., Philosophy and Religion, San Francisco State University

Research Interests: Virtue Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, and Ethics.

Steven Norris

NorrisDegrees:
M.A, Philosophy, Tufts University
B.A, Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests: Logic, Social Ontology, Promising, History of Analytic Philosophy.

Anna Pederneschi

PederneschiDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University Of Pavia
B.A., Philosophy, University Of Pavia

Research Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Feminism, Wittgenstein.

Oscar Piedrahita Rivera

Piedrahita RiveraDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
B.A., Philosophy, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia

Research Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind and Language, Metaphilosophy.

Michelle Pitassi

PitassiDegrees:
B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science and Nature, Virtue Ethics, Medieval and Modern Philosophy.

Nikita Prokhorov

ProkhorovDegrees:
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine
B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Irvine

Research Interests: Epistemology, Wittgenstein, Critical Theory, Environmental Philosophy.

Tanuj Raut

RautDegrees:
B.A., Philosophy and English Literature, University Of Edinburgh

Research Interests: Epistemology, Meta-epistemology, Ethics, History of Analytic Philosophy, Marxist and Feminist Philosophy, and Conceptual Engineering.

Isaac Saldivar

SaldivarDegrees:
M.D., University of California, Irvine
B.A., Biology, Gonzaga University

Research Interests: Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Bioethics; Existentialism; Metaphysics; History of Philosophy

Evan Sommers

SommersDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University of Chicago, Illinois
B.A., Writing, Ithaca College, New York

Research Interests: Epistemology, Vision Science and Visual Perception, Philosophy of Cognitive Science and Psychology, Kant, Wittgenstein.

Annabelle Tada

TadaDegrees:
B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
A.A., English, College of San Mateo

Research Interests: Epistemology, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, and Wittgenstein.

Darby Vickers

VickersDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
M.A., Classics, University of California, Irvine
B.A., Classics, Reed College

Research Interests: Ancient philosophy (especially Plato and Iamblichus), Epistemology, Political philosophy, Philosophy of history and archaeology.

Bin Zhao

ZhaoDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, Northern Illinois University, Illinois
M.A., Philosophy, Shandong University, People's Republic of China
B.S., Chemistry, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China

Research Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind.

Tiffany Zhu

ZhuDegrees:
M.A., Philosophy, Georgia State University
B.A., Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Art.

Joost Ziff

ZiffDegrees:
M.Phil., Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
M.A., Philosophy, University of Leiden, Netherlands
B.A., Philosophy, Haverford College, Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Phenomenology, Disjunctivism.