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Graduate Students



Derek Andrews

(BA Queens, MA Waterloo)

Specialization: Ethics, Bioethics and Healthcare Ethics

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 (2014-2017) 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), Nova Scotia Innovatio Scholarship (2017-2018)

Research:  My dissertation uses tools from feminist epistemology and disability theory to develop a constructive critique of ability centred accounts of knowledge.


Tiffany Gordon

(BA York, MA McMaster)

Specialization: Social and political thought, philosophy of race, feminist philosophy

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

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

(BA Dalhousie, MA Concordia)

Specialization: Logic, virtue ethics

Awards:  Special Provost Alumni Scholarship


Oliver Boettcher (BA Dal)
Interests:  Animal Ethics, Animal Cognition

Aaron Gold (BA Dal)
Interests: Ethics

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

Donovan Phillips (BA Kwantlen)
Interests:  Philosophy of Language, History of Analytic Phil, Metaphysics