Kathryn Pendoley

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Her research focuses primarily on the nature of emotions and lies at the intersection of philosophy of mind, consciousness studies, and the cognitive and affective sciences. She also has interests in philosophy of language, feminist philosophy, and ethics (especially how emotion norms operate in oppressive social contexts).

BA, University of Virginia-Main Campus; MPhil, PhD, CUNY Graduate School and University Center
At Vassar since 2021


Rockefeller Hall
Box 736

Departments and Programs


PHIL 105 Philosophical Questions
PHIL/STS 226 Philosophy of Science

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