Robin Zheng

Humanities (Philosophy)

Assistant Professor


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Dr Robin Zheng received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. From 2015 – 2016 she was a Visiting Junior Research Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge. Her research ranges across ethics, moral psychology, feminist and social philosophy, focusing mainly on issues of moral responsibility and moral criticism (e.g. for implicit bias, structural injustice). She also has interests in philosophy of race, writing on topics such as racialised sexual preferences, race and aesthetics, and race in pornography. She is a member of the American Philosophical Association Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion, as well as the American Philosophical Association Task Force on a Best Practices Scheme.

Ethics, Moral Psychology, Feminist and Social Philosophy, Philosophy of Race

“Attributability, Accountability, and Implicit Bias.” Implicit Bias and Philosophy: Volume 2, Moral Responsibility, Structural Injustice, and Ethics. Jennifer Saul and Michael Brownstein (eds.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 62-89.

“Race and Pornography: The Dilemma of the (Un)desirable,” invited chapter in Feminist Philosophy and Pornography: New Directions, ed. Mari Mikkola, Studies in Feminist Philosophy Series, Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

Philosophy and Political Thought