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Carla Fehr

Associate Professor (Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy)

Portrait of Carla FehrAreas of interest

Philosophy of Biology, Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, Feminist Science Studies, Philosophy of Science

Selected publications

  • Fehr, C., 2012, “Feminist Engagement with Evolutionary Psychology, Hypatia, 27 (1): 50–72.
  • Fehr, C., 2011. "Feminist Philosophy of Biology", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2011 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), forthcoming.
  • Fehr, C., 2011. “What is in it for me? The benefits of diversity in scientific communities,” in Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science: Power in Knowledge, ed. Heidi Grasswick, Dordrecht: Springer.

Selected grants, fellowships, awards

  • “Science, technology, and gender: Challenges and opportunities,” Social Sciences and Humanities Research council of Cananda Connection Grant, Principal Investigator, 2014, $24,967

  • “Comprehensive Institutional Intervention Strategy at Iowa State University,” National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award, co-Principal Investigator, 2006-2011, $3,300,000

  • “Pragmatic mechanism and explanatory pluralism,” National Science Foundation, Science and Technology Studies Scholar Award, Principal Investigator, 2005, $73,000


Contact information
519-888-4567  x31386
Office: HH 332

University of Waterloo

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