I currently have three research projects.
Digital knowledge. In 2023 I became a postdoc on the AHRC funded Digital Knowledge research project, which applies the tools of epistemology to solve the practical and theoretical challenges of knowledge in the digital age. My work for this project has focused on threats to knowledge that arise in the online environment. In particular, I am interested in the phenomenon of online knowledge defeat, and in online conspiracy theories.
Scepticism and self-knowledge. It is widely assumed that while there is a sceptical problem regarding our knowledge of the external world, there is no such problem regarding our self-knowledge. This project questions this assumption, putting forward a compelling sceptical problem for self-knowledge. The existence of this hitherto overlooked problem has implications for the nature of self-knowledge, the metaphysics of the self, the structure of justification, and the nature of certainty. From 2016-2019 I was awarded a FAPESP postdoctoral fellowship to work on this project at the University of Campinas, and it continues to be one of my central intellectual interests.
Internalism and externalism in feminist philosophy (with Giada Fratantonio). This project brings the internalism/externalism debate to various concepts that are central to feminist philosophy. The central idea is that while there has been much discussion of concepts such as consent, sexual assault, misogyny, mansplaining and micro-aggression, little attention has been paid to the question of whether and to what degree these concepts are internalist/externalist. The working hypothesis of the project is that we should prefer a robustly externalist view of many of the concepts of feminist philosopy.