Graduate Students


Derek Andrews

BAH, German and Philosophy (Queens); MA in Intercultural German Studies (Waterloo/Mannheim);MA, Philosophy (Laurier).  

Specialization: Ethics, Bioethics, Metaphysics

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), Dalhousie IMPACT Award Recipient (Student Activist of the Year)

Curriculum Vitae

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: Philosophy of Psychology, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Language

Awards:  Special Provost Alumni Scholarship(Honorary) SSHRC Doctoral Award, (2018-2021)


My research draws from contemporary developments in machine learning and philosophy of language to better understand animal cognition.


Carling Bergquist-Terplawy (MacEwan)
Interests: 'comparative moral and political philosophy'

Keith Searing (St. FX))
Interests: Political philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Environmental Ethics

Dandelion Toombs (Dalhousie)
Interests: Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy

Continuing MA's:

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

Annie Haider (Part-time)