Rebecca Kukla

Rebecca Kuklas research interests include social epistemology (including the epistemology and methodology of medical research and of geography and cartography), philosophy of language, feminist philosophy, metaethics, reproductive ethics and the culture of pregnancy and motherhood, and research ethics.

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Rebecca Kukla's research interests include social epistemology (including the epistemology and methodology of medical research and of geography and cartography), philosophy of language, feminist philosophy, metaethics, reproductive ethics and the culture of pregnancy and motherhood, and research ethics. Much of her research bridges ethics, epistemology, and philosophy of language. She also has serious interests in eighteenth century philosophy, especially the work of Rousseau and Kant. She received her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto in 1990 and her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1996. From 2003-2005, she was a Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics and Health Policy at The Johns Hopkins University. She also received her Sommelier certification from Algonquin College in 2007. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal and the former editor of Public Affairs Quarterly.