Emma Duncan

Course Title: Bugs or Features? Exploring Cognitive Biases, Fallacies, and Heuristics

Emma is currently pursuing her PhD in Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. She has several years of experience as a teaching assistant at Northern Illinois University as well as UC San Diego in the Philosophy department. She also has experience as a writing coach and is a TA for the Warren College Writing Program. Emma also has experience teaching for Academic Connections.

  • BA in Philosophy and Graphic Design, Portland State University, Portland, OR
  • MA in Philosophy, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
In addtion to teaching for Academic Connections in 2017 and being a teaching assistant, Emma has formerly served as a volunteer co-instructor for e3 Civic High School. She has also volunteered for the UC San Diego Summer Program for Women in Philosophy in 2015 and 2017. 
  • "Trolleys and Transplants: Derailing the Distinction Between Doing   and Allowing." De Ethica. A Journal of Philosophical, Theological and Applied Ethics 2, no. 2 (2015): 9-18.