Katharine Jenkins

I am a Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge. I’m also in the process of finishing up my PhD in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. In September 2016, I’ll be joining the Philosophy Department at the University of Nottingham as an Assistant Professor.

My research is primarily in social philosophy, especially the ontology of social categories. I’m interested in how social categories such as races and genders exist, and how these categories are bound up with systematic injustices. I’m also interested in feminist philosophy and critical philosophy of race more broadly, in the philosophy of sex and sexuality, and in social epistemology.

When I’m not doing philosophy (and sometimes when I am) I enjoy hiking, climbing, knitting, sewing, and playing board games, card games, and role playing games.