I am Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Durham University. I previously worked as a Research Fellow on Project PERFECT at the University of Birmingham.

My main research interest is in what should be said about the epistemic status of seemingly irrational thoughts, such as those involved in stereotyping and implicit bias and distorted memory beliefs.

I have published articles in Synthese, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Explorations, Philosophical Topics, Philosophical Studies (co-authored with Lisa Bortolotti), and book chapters in Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology and Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Discrimination. I have papers forthcoming in Educational Theory (co-authored with Cian O’Donnell), Episteme, Journal of Social Philosophy and Philosophy, Psychology and Psychiatry (for details see Papers section). 

I studied for my PhD at the University of Sheffield, where I was fortunate enough to be supervised by Stephen Laurence and Christopher Hookway and to be funded by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science. 

While studying for my PhD in Sheffield, I also had the opportunity to work at the Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies and on the exciting and innovative Culture and the Mind Project based there.

I have previously taught at the University of Glasgow, University of Bristol and University of Sheffield. 

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