Student Profiles


UnavailableAriane Bakhtiar
PhD student in Philosophy

Ariane's main area of interest is mental health ethics with a focus on opioid addiction and more recently, the right to die for mentally ill persons.

 


custMichael Cust
PhD student in Philosophy

Michael is interested in political philosophy and philosophy and public-policy. He also plays for the York Lions Baseball Club.

Email:  mcust@yorku.ca


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Daniel Barron
PhD student in Philosophy

Daniel is interested in Pragmatism & American philosophy, epistemology, feminism & postcolonial philosophy. I am an international student, with BA & MA from University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Email:  dbarron@yorku.ca


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Jef Delvaux
PhD student in Philosophy

Email:  jozefdelvaux@gmail.com

 


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Lauren Edwards
PhD student in Philosophy

Lauren is interested in the question of what it is to live a good life and to be a good person. She thanks feminist philosophy, cognitive science, Buddhist philosophy, and quantum physics for help on this.

Email:  laurenea@yorku.ca

 


photo of Rand HirmizRand Hirmiz

PhD student in Philosophy

Email contact: hirmir@yorku.ca

 


leferman-alexAlex Leferman

PhD student in Philosophy

My research interests are in philosophy of action, ethics (normative ethics and welfare), and social and political philosophy. I am presently researching the relationship between group action and reasons.

Email contact: aleferma@yorku.ca


dylan-picDylan Ludwig
PhD student in Philosophy

Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Conscious and Unconscious Processes, Feminist Philosophy.
Email: dludwig@yorku.ca

 


Andrew Molas JPGAndrew Molas
PhD student in Philosophy
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I completed my Honours Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto, where I double majored in English and Philosophy, and I completed my Masters at York University.
Research Interests: Ethics, Bioethics (particularly issues in mental health), Social and Political Philosophy.


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Michael Montess
PhD student in Philosophy

My research interests are in applied ethics, bioethics and feminist philosophy. My dissertation is on the social and political dimensions of the ethics of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men (MSM)

Email: mmontess@yorku.ca
Website: www.michaelmontess.com


David Rocheleau-Houle
PhD student in Philosophy

AOS: Metaethics, Philosophy of action
AOC: Epistemology, Logic, Metaphysics

 


Stephane SavoieStephane Savoie
PhD student in Philosophy

 

 

 


Olivia SchumanOlivia Schuman
PhD student in Philosophy

My research interests are in bioethics, social philosophy, rights theory, political philosophy, and reproduction. I am currently looking at issues related to gamete donation and the "right to know" one's gamete donor.

Email contact: okomoro@yorku.ca


Olivia SultanescuOlivia Sultanescu
PhD student in Philosophy

My research is presently focused on the philosophy of language and mind as well as on the philosophy of animal cognition research. I am interested in the nature of meaning and content.


brandonBrandon Tinklenberg
PhD student in Philosophy
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Research Interests:  My interests lie at the intersection of philosophy of mind and cognitive science. In particular I study the nature, origins, and development of social cognition.


Ben Winokur
PhD student in Philosophy

Areas of Specialization: Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Areas of Competence: Metaethics, Logic

Website: benwinokur.com


photo of Robert BakerdjianRobert Bakerdjian
MA student in Philosophy

Email: robbie27@my.yorku.ca

 


photo of Trung NgoTrung Ngo
MA student in Philosophy

Email: trngo223@gmail.com

 


photo of Estelle PalaoEstelle Palao
JD/MA student in Philosophy

Social Epistemology and Forensic Evidence/Expert Testimony, Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights, Moral Philosophy and Psychology (including non-human studies), Philosophy of Science, Logic.

Email: epalao@yorku.ca | estellepalao2016@osgoode.yorku.ca


photo of Janice PerriJanice Perri
JD/MA student in Philosophy

Janice is part of the JD/MA in Philosophy joint program. Her interests lie primarily in legal, political, and moral philosophy.

Email: jperri@my.yorku.ca


photo of Daniel SaundersDaniel Saunders
MA student in Philosophy

I'm interested in philosophy of science with a focus on social ontology, methodological individualism, emergence and evidence–based policy making.

Email: dsaunders406@gmail.com


photo of Matti ThurlinMatti Thurlin
MA student in Philosophy

Email: mattithurlin2017@osgoode.yorku.ca