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PhD


2018

Andria Bianchi
Sex, Dementia, and Consent
Supervisor: Patricia Marino
Initial position after PhD: Bioethicist and Clinician-Scientist, UHN

Nathan Haydon
The Continuity of Explanation: Peircean Pragmatism, Reason, and Developing Reasonable Behavior
Supervisor: Shannon Dea

Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, University of Waterloo

Sara Weaver
A Constructive Critical Assessment of Feminist Evolutionary Psychology
Supervisor: Carla Fehr
Initial position after PhD: Senior Research Analyst, Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories

2017

Peter Blouw
Inferential Role Semantics for Natural Language
Supervisor: Chris Eliasmith
Initial position after PhD: Research Scientist, Applied Brain Research, Inc

Nathan Haydon
The Continuity of Explanation: Peircean Pragmatism, Reason, and Developing Reasonable Behavior
Supervisor: Shannon Dea
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, University of Waterloo

Ashley Keefner
How Prejudice Affects the Study of Animal Minds
Supervisor: Paul Thagard
Initial position after PhD: Master of Business student, Entrepreneurship and Technology Program at the University of Waterloo & Co-Founder, Business Strategy at CataLight

G V Ramesh Prasad
The Emergence of a New Human Superorganism after Organ Transplantation
Supervisor: Paul Thagard
Position after PhD: Staff Nephrologist, St. Michael's Hospital (ongoing throughout degree) & Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

2016

Catherine Gee
Authenticity and Enhancement
Supervisor: Matt Doucet

Benjamin Nelson
The Depiction of Unwritten Law
Supervisor: Brian Orend
Initial position after PhD: Online Course Facilatator, University of Waterloo

2015

Rosalind Abdool
The Ethics of Deception in Caregiving: A Patient-Centered Approach
Supervisor: Patricia Marino
Initial position after PhD: Ethicist, Trillium Health Partners

Corey Edward Mulvihill
Existence Assumptions and Logical Principles: Choice Operators in Intuitionistic Logic
Supervisor: Dave DeVidi
Position after PhD: Replacement Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

2014

Natalie Evans
Agency and Autonomy: A New Direction for Animal Ethics
Supervisor: Patricia Marino
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, University of Guelph, Humber College campus
Current position: Professor of Media Studies & Philosophy, University of Guelph-Humber

Tracy Finn
Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Case Study in Causation and Explanation in Psychiatric Conditions
Supervisor: Paul Thagard
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, Conestoga College
Current position: Corporate Trainer, Arvato Bertelsmann North America

Kurt Holukoff
Politics, Principles and Pluralism: On Why Liberalism Must be Inconsistent if Correct
Supervisor: Dave DeVidi

Micheal Joseph McEwan
A Study of the Discursive Aspect of Scientific Theorizing and Modeling
Supervisor: Patricia Marino

2013

Wendy O'Brien-Ewara
Simone de Beauvoir and the Problem of the Other's Consciousness: Risk, Responsibility and Recognition
Supervisor: Richard Holmes
Current position: Professor, Humber College

Paul Simard Smith
Logic in Context: An Essay on the Contextual Foundations of Logic
Supervisor: Dave DeVidi
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, Campion College at the University of Regina
Current position: Limited term Assistant Professor, University of Windsor

2012

Eric Hochstein
Intentionality as Methodology
Supervisor: Chris Eliasmith
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, University of Waterloo
Subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis
Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Victoria

Rachel McKinnon
Reasonable Assertions: Norms of Assertion and Why You Don't Need to Know What You're Talking About
Supervisor: Tim Kenyon
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, University of Waterloo
Current position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the College of Charleston

Jill Oliver
A Multidimensional Model of Biological Sex
Supervisor: Paul Thagard
Current position: Community Ethicist, William Osler Health System

2010

Marcia Sokolowski
An Examination of the Moral Authority of Use of Advance Directives with the Alzheimer's Dementia Population
Supervisor: Tim Kenyon
Initial position after PhD: Clinical Ethicist, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
Current position: Co-Director of Ethics, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Ethan Wilding
The Ethics of Nuclear Waste in Canada
Supervisor: Brian Orend
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, University of Waterloo and Photographer
Current position: Co-founder of L4 Inc.

Allen Wiseman
A Contemporary Examination of the A Fortiori Argument Involving Jewish Traditions
Supervisor: Joe Novak

2009

Grahame Booker
Coercion, Authority, and Democracy
Supervisor: Jan Narveson
Initial position after PhD: Independent Researcher

Poonam Dohutia
Thinking the Impossible: Thought Experiments, Counterfactual Conditionals, and Impossible Cases
Supervisor: Dave DeVidi
Initial position after PhD: Policy Analyst, Health Canada
Current position: Policy Analyst, Temporary Foreign Workers Directoirate @ Employment & Social Development Canada

2008

Andrew Stumpf
From Objects to Individuals: An Essay in Analytic Ontology
Supervisor: Dave DeVidi
Initial position after PhD: Sessional Instructor, University of Waterloo and St. Jerome's University

Sharon Lee
Education in the 21st Century: Human Rights & Individual Actions
Supervisor: Brian Orend
Initial position after PhD: Import Product Manager, Oxford University Press
Subsequent position: Territory Manager, Pearson

MA


2018

Oliver Oxton
Skeptics and Unruly Connectives: A Defence of and Amendment to the Non-Factualist Justification of Logic

Haider Riaz
The Phenomenological Origins of Property

2017

Sajad Abdallah
The Evolution of Reason

Eric Nicholas Bohner
A Defense of the Public Health-Quarantine Model of Punishment in Light of Obligations of the State to the Wrongdoer

Samantha Hershey
Ethical Pluralism and Informed Consent in Canadian Health Care: Exploring Accommodations and Limitations

Jonathan Simard
Psychological and Phenomenological Perspectives on the Hard Problem of Consciousness

2016

Vanessa Lam
Ethical Leadership for Machiavellians in Business
After completing MA: entered the PhD program at University of Waterloo

2015

Ananya Chattoraj
The Role of Concrete Models in the Revolution in Superconductivity

David Issac
Values and Co-production: Examining the Interface of Indigenous Peoples’ Understandings and Scientific Understandings

Catherine Klausen
Autonomy and Moral Obligation: People with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
After completing MA: entered the PhD program at University of Waterloo

Alexandra Kraushaar
The Nature of Pluralism in Economics: A Case Study of the Gender Wage Gap

Emily Metcalfe
Crime Prevention in a World without Free Will: Derk Pereboom’s Quarantine Analogy

Kathryn Morrison
Disciplinary Inequality, Collective Agency, and Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care
After completing MA: entered the PhD program at University of Waterloo

Jody Tomchishen
In Defense of Moral Responsibility Skepticism

2014

Teresa Branch-Smith
Reducing the Emergence of the Gaps: Computation for Weak Emergence
After completing MA: entered the PhD program at University of Waterloo

Nicholas Ferenz
A Preservationist Approach to Relevant Logic

Christine Liebig
On Brands - An Investigation into the Nature of Consumer Brands: Are They Real or Constructed?

Ayokunle Ogunshola
Private Property Rights: An Indispensable Moral Foundation of Society

G V Ramesh Prasad
Transplantation and the Nature of the Immune Self
After completing MA: entered the PhD program at University of Waterloo

2013

Ashley Keefner (MA)
Do Birds Have a Theory of Mind
After completing MA: entered the PhD program at University of Waterloo

Janet Michaud (MA)
A Hybrid Theory of Evidence
After completing MA: entered the PhD program at University of Waterloo

Amanda Plain
Renaturalizing the Individual with Borderline Personality Disorder