Kate Nicole Hoffman Awarded 2021 Marjorie Grene Prize

Kate Nicole Hoffman

Kate Nicole Hoffman, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Philosophy, has been awarded the 2021 Marjorie Grene Prize by the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSS). The award is intended to advance the careers of younger scholars. It is awarded every two years for the best manuscript based on a presentation at one of the two previous ISHPSSB meetings.

Hoffman's research interests include environmental ethics, philosophy of science, climate change, and animal minds/welfare.

The award consists of a certificate and monetary support, as well as a permanent record of the award on a plaque which circulates every two years to the current winner(s).

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