Interviews with Academics #6: Professor Alison Scott-Baumann on Diversity in Education

Professor Alison Scott-Baumann is a professor of society and belief in the centre of Islamic studies at SOAS. Her work combines social justice and philosophy, and she has researched extensively on the lives of Muslim students and staff at UK universities. Read part one of our interview here One main observation of the “Re/presenting Islam … Continue reading Interviews with Academics #6: Professor Alison Scott-Baumann on Diversity in Education

Interviews with Academics #6: Professor Alison Scott-Baumann on Coming to Philosophy

Professor Alison Scott-Baumann is a professor of society and belief in the centre of Islamic studies at SOAS. Her work combines social justice and philosophy, and she has researched extensively on the lives of Muslim students and staff at UK universities. How did you come to philosophy and your particular interests? Half-way through my doctorate … Continue reading Interviews with Academics #6: Professor Alison Scott-Baumann on Coming to Philosophy

Interview with Academics #5: Dr Lavinia Picollo

[ID: a photo of Lavinia Picollo] Dr Lavinia Picollo is a lecturer in Philosophy at UCL. Her research focuses on philosophical logic, formal metaphysics, and the philosophy of logic and mathematics. How did you come to philosophy and your particular interests? My parents (especially my mother) were obsessed with having a knowledgeable kid. I would … Continue reading Interview with Academics #5: Dr Lavinia Picollo

Interview with Academics #4: Justin P. Holder

[ID: a photo of Justin P. Holder] Justin P.  Holder – DPhil Philosophy (in progress), MSt Study of Religions (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford). BA Philosophy (The University of the West Indies , Cave Hill). How did you come to philosophy & your particular specialisations and/or interests? When I started as an undergrad at the University of the … Continue reading Interview with Academics #4: Justin P. Holder

Interview with Academics #3: Chiara Martini

[ID: a photo of Chiara Martini] Chiara Martini – DPhil Philosophy (in progress, Pembroke College), BPhil Philosophy (Somerville College), MA Philosophy (Università di Bologna), BA Philosophy (Università di Bologna & Université de Dijon-Bourgogne). Website: https://chiaramartini.eu How did you come to philosophy & your particular specialisations and/or interests? I am currently writing a DPhil thesis on Aristotle’s … Continue reading Interview with Academics #3: Chiara Martini

Interview with Academics #2: Chong-Ming Lim

[ID: a photo of Chong-Ming Lim] Chong-Ming Lim – DPhil in Philosophy (2020). Equality and Diversity Graduate Representative, and Minorities and Philosophy Officer (2019-2020). Upcoming appointment (from September 2020): Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society. Website: http://www.cmlim.info How did you come to philosophy & your particular specialisations and/or interests? One … Continue reading Interview with Academics #2: Chong-Ming Lim

Interview with Academics #1: Maya Krishnan

[ID: a photo of Maya Krishnan] Maya Krishnan — DPhil in Philosophy (in progress), BPhil in Philosophy, All Souls College How did you come to philosophy & your particular specialisations and/or interests? My current interests are in Kant, theology, metaphysics, and epistemology. One of the themes I work on concerns the limits of thought  — … Continue reading Interview with Academics #1: Maya Krishnan