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Graduate Students

PhD Students


Derek Andrews


Awards: Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship; Special Provost Alumni Scholarship (Honoree)


Emily Bingeman

BAH in Fine Art and Philosophy, ( U. of Guelph); MA in Philosophy, (Dalhousie)

:  Feminist Epistemology,  Social Epistemology, Ethics

: SSHRC Doctoral Award (2014-2018), Fish-WIKS  Doctoral Award (2014-2018) Killam Pre-Doctoral Scholarship,(2014-2017);   Kim Rilda LeBlanc Memorial Award in Healing and the Arts essay prize (2016); CSWIP Jean Harvey Graduate Award, (2016)

Research: My main area of interest is the ethics and politics of epistemic practice.  In particular, I am interested in identifying structural barriers to proper epistemic credit attributions in testimony reception, and in exploring strategies for addressing these barriers.


Tiffany Gordon

(BA York, MA McMaster)

Specialization: Philosophy of race, ethics

Awards: Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship; Special Provost Alumni Scholarship

Jamaal Hyder

(BA UVic; MA, Dalhousie)

: Social and Feminist Epistemologies, Reid, Wittgenstein

Awards: Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2015-2018); Presidents' Award (2015-2017; Killam Predoctoral Scholarship (2017-2019)

Erik Nelson

(IBA Dalhousie, MA Concordia)

Specialization: Logic, virtue ethics

Awards:  Special Provost Alumni Scholarship

MA Students

Oliver Boettcher

Aaron Gold

Annie Haider (BSC, Dalhousie) Part-Time
Interests: Ethics, expecially Virtue Theory and Kantian Ethics

Donovan Phillips