Heather Adair
Graduate Student

Heather Adair is interested in Philosophy of Mind, Moral Psychology, and Aesthetics, particularly as they intersect with contemporary findings in Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience. Most recently, she has been focusing on areas of research related to understanding and affect, empathy, and the role of questioning attitudes in aesthetic appreciation.  Prior to starting her graduate work at the University of Maryland, Heather studied Philosophy at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and taught in Madrid, Spain under the funding of the Fulbright Program.