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Katharine Jenkins

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham

I joined the Philosophy Department at the University of Nottingham as an Assistant Professor in September 2016. Before that, I was a Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge. I hold a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield, and a BA and MPhil in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge. 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.


  • 2016–present
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Specialist in social philosophy, especially the philosophy of gender and race, University of Nottingham


  • 2016 
    University of Sheffield, PhD/Philosophy