Saray Ayala López, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Sacramento. They previously worked at San Francisco State University, Carlos III University of Madrid and Autonomous University of Barcelona. Their current research applies conceptual tools from the philosophy of science, language and mind, to a variety of questions, e.g., explanations of social injustice, the dynamics of conversations, the use of sex categories, the metaphysics and epistemology of sexual orientation.
James Franklin, PhD, is professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He is the author of The Science of Conjecture (Johns Hopkins University Press), An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics (Palgrave Macmillan), and other books. He has written on the parallels between mathematical and ethical reasoning, on the virtue of temperance, and on global justice.
Lauren Freeman, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Louisville. She is also an affiliated faculty member in Women’s and Gender Studies, a core member of the MA in Bioethics and Medical Humanities, a collaborator with University of Louisville’s School of Medicine’s eQuality Project, and a former collaborator with the Center for Mental Health Disparities (in the Department of Psychology). She does research in the areas of feminist bioethics, philosophy of medicine, feminist philosophy, phenomenology, philosophy of emotion, and philosophical pedagogy.
Nicolae Morar, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies and an Associate Member of the Institute of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Oregon. He specializes in bioethics (especially bio-medical, genetics, environmental, and research ethics), philosophy of biology, and recent continental philosophy. He is the coeditor of Perspectives in Bioethics, Science, and Public Policy (with Purdue University Press). He is currently writing a book entitled Biology, BioEthics, and BioPolitics: How to Think Differently About Human Nature.
Joshua August Skorburg, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Associate in Philosophy at Duke University, with affiliations in the Social Science Research Institute and the Kenan Institute for Ethics. He specializes in applied ethics (especially bioethics, data ethics, and neuroethics) and moral psychology. His research uses both theoretical and empirical methods to examine the nature of self and identity.
Maggie Taylor holds an MA in Public Policy from The George Washington University. She is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research interests include applied medical ethics, epistemology, and prudential value theory.
Mary Jean Walker, PhD, has research interests in bioethics, personal and narrative identity, and health policy. She has worked on ethical and epistemic issues related to advanced medical devices, overdiagnosis, the epistemology of surgery, regulation of therapeutic goods, responsible research and innovation, and drug policy. Her doctorate examined psychological continuity and narrative theories of personal identity.