Graduate Students-Department of Philosophy - Carnegie Mellon University

Graduate Students


Ph.D. Students


Liam Bright

Liam Bright

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-B

Email: lbright@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://carnegie-mellon.academia.edu/LiamBright

Hometown: London, England
BA Philosophy
University of Warwick
MSc Philosophy of Science
London School of Economics
  • Decision and Game Theory
  • Philosophy Of Economics
  • Philosophy of Science

Adam Brodie

Adam Brodie

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-C

Email: adambrod@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
BA Philosophy
Cert. in History and Philosophy of Science
Arizona State University
  • Causal Modeling with Latent Variables
  • Variable Choice/Definition
  • General Philosophy of Science

Isaac Davis

Isaac Davis

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-E

Email: isaacd@andrew.cmu.edu


Konstantin Genin

Konstantin Genin

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-D

Email: kgenin@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
BA Mathematics
BA Philosophy
Brown University
  • Machine Learning
  • Formal Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Science

Remco Heesen

Remco Heesen

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-C

Email: rheesen@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://remcoheesen.eu/

Hometown: Arnhem, The Netherlands
MSc Philosophy of Science
London School of Economics
MSc Operations Research
BA Philosophy
BSc Econometrics
Tilburg University
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Social Epistemology
  • Formal Epistemology
  • Decision and Game Theory

Biwei Huang

Biwei Huang

Visiting Student

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-E

Email: biweih@andrew.cmu.edu


Aeyaz Kayani

Aeyaz Kayani

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-E


Aidan Kestigian

Aidan Kestigian

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-B

Email: akestigi@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: https://aidankestigian.wordpress.com/

Hometown: Charlton, MA
BA Philosophy and Mathematics
Wheaton College, MA
  • Voting Theory
  • Political Philosophy
  • American Electoral Behavior
  • Applied Ethics

Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-D

Email: rlewis1@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/rlewis1/

Hometown: Brookline, MA
BA Mathematics and Philosophy
Rice University
  • Automated Theorem Proving
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Philosophy of Math

Daniel Malinsky

Daniel Malinsky

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-A

Email: dmalinsk@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://danielmalinsky.weebly.com/

Hometown: Livingston, NJ
BA Physics
BA Music
Columbia University
  • Methodology and Philosophy of Science
  • Causation
  • Statistical Inference

William Nalls

William Nalls

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-C

Email: wnalls@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Stevensville, MT
B.S. Mathematics
Gonzaga University
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophical Logic
  • Machine Learning

Egbert Rijke

Egbert Rijke

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-F

Email: erijke@andrew.cmu.edu


Connor Robinson-Arnull

Connor Robinson-Arnull

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-G

Email: connorr@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
Bsc (Hons) Mathematics & Philosophy
Msc Mathematics
University of Canterbury
  • Machine Learning
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Automated Theorem-Proving
  • Formal Epistemology

Ruben Sanchez-Romero

Ruben Sanchez-Romero

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-C

Email: rubens@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
MS, Logic & Computation
Carnegie Mellon University

Naji Shajarisales

Naji Shajarisales

Email: nshajari@andrew.cmu.edu


Lizzie Silver

Lizzie Silver

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-A

Email: esilver1@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/esilver1/

Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
Honors BA, BSc
The University of Melbourne
  • Structure learning in causal graphical models
  • Genetic regulatory networks
  • Transfer learning
  • Confounding

Mate Szabo

Mate Szabo

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-D

Email: mszabo@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/mszabo/

Hometown: Budapest, Hungary
MSc Mathematics
Eotvos University, Budapest
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Computer Science

Liping Tang

Liping Tang

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-D

Email: lipingt@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://lipingtang.com/

Hometown: Zhejiang, China
BA Philosophy
Sun Yat-sen University
  • Decision and Game Theory
  • Formal Epistemology
  • Evolutionary Game Theory
  • Philosophy of Science

Floris Van Doorn

Floris Van Doorn

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-B

Email: fpv@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Hilversum, The Netherlands
MSc Mathematics
Utrecht University
  • Homotopy Type Theory
  • Interactive Theorem Proving
  • Mathematical Logic

Patrick Walsh

Patrick Walsh

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-C

Email: pwalsh@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Tigard, OR
BA Philosophy and Mathematics
University of Denver
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Logic
  • Homotopy Type Theory

Andrew Warren

Andrew Warren

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-D

Email: awarren1@andrew.cmu.edu


Renjie Yang

Renjie Yang

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-A

Email: renjiey@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Haerbin, China
BE Civil Engineering
MA Philosophy
Tsinghua University
  • Causal Inference
  • Learning Theory
  • Philosophy of Physics

Colin Zwanziger

Colin Zwanziger

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-E

Email: zwanzig@cmu.edu

Hometown: Boston, MA
BA Linguistics and Mathematics
Harvard University
  • Category Theory
  • Categorical and Type-Theoretical Linguistics
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Mathematics

Masters Students


Michael Bonin

Michael Bonin

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-C

Email: mbonin@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
BA Chemistry
Carleton College
  • Scientific reproducibility
  • Statistical inference

Varnitha Kurli

Varnitha Kurli

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-D

Email: vkurli@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Hyderabad,India

BA Economics
BA Mathematics
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

  • Economic Methodology
  • Causation in Social Sciences
  • Evolution of Wealth inequalities and Institutions 
  • Formal Epistemology

Alexander Markham

Alexander Markham

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-A

Email: awmarkha@andrew.cmu.edu


Joseph McCool

Joseph McCool

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-F

Email: jmccool@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Nashotah, WI
BA Economics
Philosophy Minor
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Decision Theory
  • Bargaining Theory
  • Ethics & Political Philosophy

Juan Miguel Ogarrio

Juan Miguel Ogarrio

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-A

Email: jogarrio@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Guatemala City, Guatemala
BA Mathematics
Princeton University
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Artificial Intelligence

Brock Sennish

Brock Sennish

Office: Doherty Hall 4301G

Email: bsennish@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Sandusky, OH
BA Philosophy
Linguistics Minor
University of Pittsburgh
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Philosophical Logic
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Formal Semantics

Samuel Speight

Samuel Speight

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-A

Email: sspeight@andrew.cmu.edu


Jacob Steen

Jacob Steen

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-A

Email: jsteen1@andrew.cmu.edu


Masayuki Tashiro

Masayuki Tashiro

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-G

Email: masayukt@andrew.cmu.edu


Minchao Wu

Minchao Wu

Office: Doherty Hall 4302-E

Email: minchaow@andrew.cmu.edu


Andrew Zipperer

Andrew Zipperer

Office: Doherty Hall 4301-C

Email: azippere@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Nashville, TN
BS Mathematics
Georgetown University
  • Proof Theory
  • Automated Reasoning

Graduate Students Not in Residence


Edward Dean

Edward Dean

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: edean@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/edean/

Hometown: Birmingham, AL
BS Mathematics,
BA Philosophy:
Harvard University
  • Proof Theory
  • History and philosophy of mathematics
  • Computability, algorithmic randomness

Stephen Foley

Stephen Foley

M.S. Candidate

Email: sfoley1@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Richmond, OH
BA Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology
Youngstown State University
M.S.Ed. Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Moral Psychology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Mind
  • Ethics

Mike Freenor

Mike Freenor

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: mfreenor@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
BS Philosophy
NC State University
MS Logic, Computation & Methodology
Carnegie Mellon University
  • Causation
  • Machine Learning
  • Computational Statistics
  • Rational Choice Theory

Ted Fujimoto

Ted Fujimoto

M.S. Candidate

Email: tfujimot@andrew.cmu.edu

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
BA Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
  • Logic and Foundations of Mathematics
  • Formal Epistemology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computability and Randomness

Katja Grace

Katja Grace

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: cgrace@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: http://meteuphoric.wordpress.com/

Hometown: Gowrie Park, Tasmania
BS, honours year
Australian National University
Probability, in particular updating on indexical evidence