Jay Newman Lecture – Janet Wesselius, PhD

The Executive of the CTS is pleased to announce that Dr. Janet Wesselius has accepted our invitation to present the Jay Newman Memorial Lecture in the Philosophy of Religion at the 2014 CTS at Brock University (Monday, May 26, 1:30pm). We would like to thank Drs. William Sweet, Yiftach Fehige, and Jean-Pierre Fortin for their work organizing the lecture.

Janet Wesselius, PhD

Dr. Janet Wesselius is Associate Dean of Teaching and Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta. She obtained her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Vrije Universiteit (Free University) in Amsterdam, with her dissertation, “Objective Ambivalence: Feminist Negotiations in Epistemology.” Her area of specialization is feminist epistemology and philosophy of science; she has published extensively on feminist themes. She has also received numerous teaching awards, most recently the Augustana Faculty Teaching Award.