Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Last Name A – G

  • Ed Baggs, Postdoctoral Associate, 2019-2021
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Language and Communication, Danish Institute for Advanced Study
  • Rachael Brown, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2014
    Director of Centre for Philosophy of the Sciences; Philosophy Lecturer at Australian National University
  • Tommaso Bruni, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-2016
    Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute for the History of Medicine, University of Bonn
  • Bartek Chomanski, Postdoctoral Associate, 2019 – 2021
    Adjunkt Professor of Philosophy, Adam Mickiewicz University
  • Klodian Coko, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017 – 2019
    Postdoctoral Scholar at the Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University
  • Michael Cuffaro, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017 – 2019
    Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy
  • Eric Curiel, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010 – 2013

    Assistant Professor, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy
  • Justin Donhauser, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016 – 2018

    Director of the Institute for Ethics & Public Affairs and Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University
  • Lucas Dunlap, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015 – 2017

    Visiting Scholar and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Philosophy, University of Cincinnati
  • Alkistis Elliott-Graves, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014 – 2016

    Junior Professor in Philosophy of Science at Bielefeld University
  • Robert Foley, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 – 2016

    Consultant, Assistant Philosophy Content Creator at Outlier
  • Lisa Forsberg, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016 – 2017

    British Academy Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law
  • Fermín C. Fulda, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016 – 2018

    Faculty member, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Mackenzie Graham, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016 – 2017

    Associate Member of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Last Name H – Z

  • Dan Hicks, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 – 2015
    Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Information Sciences, University of California, Merced
  • Adam Koberinski, Postdoctoral Associate, 2019-2020
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo
  • Marc Holman, Postdoctoral Associate, 2016-2018
  • Alida Liberman, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015 – 2016
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Southern Methodist University
  • Rebecca Livernois, Postdoctoral Associate, 2019 – 2021
    Postdoctoral Fellow in the Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto
  • Niels Linnemann, Postdoctoral Associate, 2020 – 2021
    Research Assistant in Theoretical Philosophy, Universität Bremen
  • Keizo Matsubara, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 – 2015

  • Kerry McKenzie, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 – 2014

    Associate Professor of Philosophy at University of California, San Diego
  • Michael Montess, Postdoctoral Associate, 2021-2022
    Clinical Research Fellow at the Centre for Clinical Ethics, Unity Health Toronto & the University of Toronto 

  • Ryan Muldoon, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009 – 2011

    Associate Professor and Director of the Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program at the University at Buffalo
  • Jacob Neal, Postdoctoral Associate, 2022-2023
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Oregon
  • Kerry O’Neill, Postdoctoral Associate, 2021-2022
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, McMaster University
  • Matthew Parker, Postdoctoral Associate, 2020-2021
    Visiting Fellow, The Centre for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

  • Trevor Pearce, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010 – 2011

    Associate Professor of Philosophy at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Elina Pechlivanidi, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014 – 2016

  • Vicente Raja Galian, Postdoctoral Associate, 2018-2022
    Researcg Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, University of Murcia

  • Adam Shriver, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012 – 2013

    Research Fellow, The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford
  • Catherine Stinson, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015 – 2018

    Queen’s National Scholar and Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Computing at Queen’s University
  • Kyoko Wada, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016 – 2017

    Clinical and Organizational Ethics Fellow at the Centre for Clinical Ethics
  • Angela White, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011 – 2012

Recent Doctoral Graduates (2020 – 2022)

  • Dimitrios Athanasiou, 2022
  • Craig Fox, 2021
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Edelstein Center for History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine
  • Cory Goldstein, 2022
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Austin Horn, 2021
    JD Student, University of British Columbia
  • John Lehmann, 2021

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology at University of Toronto Scarborough
  • Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Oklahoma State University
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Former Graduate Students

The list below includes some of our former students who graduated prior to 2020.

Last Name A – F

  • Guillaume Beaulac, PhD 2014 – Special Advisor (Behavioural Science) to the Director General, Evaluation and Results at Global Affairs Canada (Government of Canada)

  • Yann Benétreau-Dupin, PhD 2015 – Division Editor, Behavioral and Social Sciences, PLOS ONE; Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Philosophy, San Francisco State University

  • Reuven Brandt, PhD 2015 – Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego

  • Eunice Chan, PhD 2019 – Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
  • Andrew Chater, PhD 2015 – Assistant Professor, School of Humanities, Brescia University

  • Patrick Clipsham, PhD 2012 – Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Winona State University

  • Jennifer Epp, PhD 2016 – Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Huron at Western University

  • Nicolas Fillion, PhD 2012 – Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Simon Fraser University

  • Katy Fulfer, PhD 2013 – Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo

Last Name G – Pap

  • Marie Gueguen, PhD 2019 – Assistant Professor, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Fellow, University of Rennes
  • Melissa Jacquart, PhD 2016 – Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati; Associate Director, UC Center for Public Engagement with Science
  • Molly Kao, PhD 2016 – Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Montreal
  • Chang Liu, PhD 2019 – Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Joshua Luczak, PhD 2015 – Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Singapore Management University
  • Alexandru Manafu PhD 2012 – Assistant professor, Department of Philosophy, York University
  • Jason Marsh, PhD 2012 – Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, St. Olaf College
  • James A. Overton, PhD 2012 – President, Knocean Inc.

  • Philippos Papagiannopoulos, PhD 2018 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for History and Philosophy of Sciences and Technology (IHSPT), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Last Name Par – W

  • Jane Parnell, MA 2017 – Ministry of the Attorney General, Court Services Division
  • Andrew Peterson, PhD 2016 – Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, George Mason University

  • Angel Petropanagos, PhD 2013 – Quality Improvement Ethicist, William Osler Health System
  • Spencer Phillips Hey, PhD 2012 – Faculty, Harvard Center for Bioethics; Research Scientist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Elliot Rossiter, PhD 2014 – Probationary Regular Faculty, Department of Philosophy, Douglas College
  • Emma Ryman, PhD 2017 – JD student, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • Jamie Shaw, PhD 2018 – SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Toronto

  • Sameera Singh, MA 2022 – Graduate Student, University of Pittsburgh.

  • Jessey Wright, PhD 2017 – Senior Data Analyst, Government of Northwest Territories
  • Amy Wuest, PhD 2015 – Community Resources Director, United Way of Southeastern Idaho

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