Katrina L. Sifferd Elmhurst College
Katrina is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Elmhurst College, in Illinois. Her areas of specialty include philosophy of law, philosophy of mind, and ethics, and she holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of London, King's College. Katrina's Ph.D. thesis, entitled 'Psychology and the Criminal Law', supervised by David Papineau, explored the nature of the folk concepts underpinning criminal responsibility, and the way in which those concepts may be updated via scientific psychology. Katrina also has a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Before teaching at Elmhurst College she held the Rockefeller Fellowship in Law and Public Policy and a Visiting Professorship in philosophy at Dartmouth College. Prior to earning her Ph.D., Katrina worked as a senior research analyst on projects for the National Institute of Justice.