Rena Beatrice Goldstein

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Mellon Faculty Fellow, Philosophy
School of Humanities

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2022, Philosophy

Phone: 7026827228

University of California, Irvine

Research Interests
Epistemology (in particular Social and Applied Epistemology)
Academic Distinctions
Kavka Endowed Prize, University of California, Irvine, 2019
George Kabango Memorial Fellowship, North American Association for Philosophy & Education, 2018
Research Abstract
My research explores the harms that can arise from warranted thinking routines, specifically those that occur in context like medicine and education. I approach this through a Quinian-Wittgensteinian framework, and employ the framework to analyze cognitive heuristics like stereotypes.
Awards and Honors
Svetlana Bershadsky Graduate Student Community Award, 2020-2021
“Epistemic Disadvantage.” Philosophia, January 6, 2022.

“The Writing Workshop,” Sarnecka, Silva, Vickers, Coon, Goldstein, & Rouder, Innovative Higher Education (2022),

“Reconceptualizing Civic Competence in the Digital Age,” in Snow, N.E., & Vaccarezza, M.S. (Eds.). (2021). Virtues, Democracy, and Online Media: Ethical and Epistemic Issues (1st ed.). Routledge.
Other Experience
University of California, Irvine School of Physical Sciences 2020—2021

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