Director and Senior Fellow
Dena Fehrenbacher is a teacher and scholar of American literature and culture, with particular interest in contemporary and diasporic literatures. Her research has appeared or is forthcoming in ASAP/Journal and Post45. She received her PhD in English from Harvard University, and her BA in English and Economics from UC Berkeley. Between her undergraduate and graduate work, she taught English on a Fulbright grant in Bulgaria. She was a John and Daria Barry Postdoctoral Fellow in English at UC Berkeley from 2019-2021. She has taught courses in Berkeley’s English department fulfilling the university’s American Cultures requirement. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. Her areas of research include decision theory, epistemology and philosophy of religion; she has written on topics including the rationality of faith and when one should stop one’s search for additional evidence. Buchak received her PhD from Princeton University in 2009. At UC Berkeley, she taught undergraduate courses in the philosophy of religion and in game theory, and she has taught graduate seminars on decision theory, the relationship between science and religion, and how social welfare depends on individual preference satisfaction. She is the author of Risk and Rationality (Oxford University Press, 2013), which addresses the question of how we should take risk into account in decision making.
Associate Professor of English at UC Davis
Professor of Philosophy at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
Karl van Bibber
Professor of Nuclear Engineering