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Cailin O’Connor

Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine

Cailin-Connor-metascience2019Cailin O’Connor is a philosopher of biology and behavioral sciences, philosopher of science, and evolutionary game theorist. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, and a member of the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Science at UC Irvine. She is currently administering the NSF grant Social Dynamics and Diversity in Epistemic Communities. Her book The Misinformation Age was published with Yale University Press. It has been covered in the New York Times, on Hidden Brain, and on The Open Mind. Her monograph The Origins of Unfairness will be published with OUP in summer 2019. Cailin is also a sometime science writer. When not busy doing philosophy, she is a poultry enthusiast and aerial acrobat. Her Erdos-Bacon number is 7.