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About Kristin Andrews, PhD

Kristin is York Research Chair in Animal Minds and Professor of Philosophy at York University (Toronto), where she also helps coordinate the Cognitive Science program and the Toronto Area Animal Cognition Discussion Group. Kristin is on the board of directors of the Borneo Orangutan Society Canada, a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada, and the author of several books on social minds, animal minds, and ethics.

Positions

2018 - Present Professor, York University
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2017 - Present Research Chair, York University
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2015 - Present Content Contributor, The Animal Studies Repository
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2004 - 2018 Associate Professor, York University
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2016 - 2017 Graduate Program Director, York University
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2002 - 2004 Assistant Professor, York University
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2000 - 2002 Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2016 Animals and Moral Practice
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Insight Grant
2013 Animals and Philosophy of Mind
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Insight Grant
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2004 - Present Member, Canadian Philosophical Association
1997 - Present Member, Society for Philosophy and Psychology
1997 - Present Member, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
1996 - Present Member, American Philosophical Association
1997 - 2004 Member, European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
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Honors and Awards

  • NEH Summer Seminar Director, “Animal Minds and Ethics,” SUNY Potsdam, June-July 2018
  • Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Inducted November 2015
  • Visiting Fellow, Center for Agency, Value, and Ethics. Macquarie University, February 2015
  • Canadian Philosophical Association Biennial Book Prize for Do Apes Read Minds: Toward a New Folk Psychology, 2013
  • Western Michigan University Distinguished Alumni Award, October 2011

Education

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2000 PhD, University of Minnesota ‐ Philosophy
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1995 MA, Western Michigan University ‐ Philosophy
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1992 BA, Antioch College ‐ Philosophy
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Recent Works (4)

Research Works (17)