Rachel Ankeny, MA, PhD

  • Professor, University of Adelaide

Rachel Ankeny joined the University of Adelaide, Australia, in 2006 and is now Professor. From 2000, she served as Director and Senior Lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Science Unit at the University of Sydney. Prior to 2000 she was the Class of ‘43 Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Science at Connecticut College and spent the 1999-2000 academic year as a Research Fellow at Princeton University. In addition to her MA in Bioethics, she received an MA in Philosophy and a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as her undergraduate degree from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM, with majors in philosophy and math. Her bioethics thesis project entitled Reexamining Fundamental Issues in Biomedical Ethics Through Consideration of Candidate Selection