CV & Bio

Current Academic Positions/Affiliations

Since September 2022, University of Bristol, UK: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Samir Okasha’s ERC project ‘Representing Evolution’ and the Department of Philosophy

Since September 2022, University of Oxford, UK: Visiting Researcher at Rob Salguero-Gomez’s SalGo Team and the Department of Biology

Since April 2022, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany: External Member at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP)

Past Academic Positions/Affiliations

2019, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA: Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Laboratory for Social Minds [August – December].


2020-2022, University of Sydney, Australia: PhD in the History and Philosophy of Science and member of the Theory and Method in Biosciences group (The Griffiths Lab) at the Charles Perkins Centre (CPC). [Thesis under examination]

2018-2019, University of Bristol, UK: MA in Philosophy of Biological and Cognitive Sciences

2014-2018, University of Bayreuth, Germany: BA in Philosophy & Economics.

Honors, Awards, Grants & Scholarships:

  • Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the Philosophy of Biomedicine (2020-2022)
  • Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Templeton World Charity Foundation (2019)
  • Bristol Alumni Foundation Travel Award (2019)
  • Feminism & Technology Conference Grant (2018)
  • PhilInBioMed International Network (2018)
  • Philosophy of Science Association Travel Award (2018)
  • Philosophy & Economics Alumni Association Grant (2018) x2

Service to the Profession:

  • Review Editor at Frontiers in Ethology – Applied Ethology and Sentience
  • Book Publisher Referee for: Oxford University Press, MIT Press, Routledge, Wiley, CRC Press
  • Journal Referee for: Behavioral and Brain Sciences; The Philosophical Quarterly; Philosophical Studies; Philosophy of Science; Journal of Philosophy; Biology & Philosophy; Biological Theory; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution; European Journal for Philosophy of Science; Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour; Philosophy of Medicine; Acta Biotheoretica; Livestock Science; Philosophia; Journal of Medical Ethics; Asian Bioethics Review; Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development; Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy; South African Journal of Philosophy; Kriterion – Journal of Philosophy; Studies in History and Philosophy of Science; New Ideas in Psychology
  • Author and Editor of the Science and Philosophy series on Psychology Today and Medium (since 2019)
  • Board Member Philosophy of Science Association – Social Media Committee (since 2019)
  • Student Representative Board Member for the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (2019-2021)
  • Philos-L Assistant (since 2018)

Affiliations (membership may be expired)

International Affiliations:

  1. Philosophy of Science Association (PSA)
  2. International Network for Economic Method (INEM)
  3.  American Psychological Association (APA)
  4. American Philosophical Association (APA)
  5. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC)
  6. Animal Behavior Society (ABS)
  7. Comparative Cognition Society (CSS)
  8. Society for Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology (SBNCP)
  9. International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE)
  10. Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW)
  11. The International Society for Evolution, Medicine & Public Health (ISEMPH)
  12. The Society for the Philosophy of Animal Minds (SPAM)
  13. International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB)
  14. International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST)

European Affiliations:

  1. European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB)
  2. Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB)
  3. European Society for Philosophy of Science (ESPS)

British Affiliations:

  1. British Society for Philosophy of Science (BSPS)
  2. British Ecological Society (BES)

Australasian Affiliations:

  1. Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP)
  2. Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science (AAHPSSS)

German Affiliations:

  1. German Society for Philosophy of Science (GWP)
  2. Ethologische Gesellschaft