Serife Tekin was a Postdoc Fellow in the 2012-13 Academic Year, returning to the Center as a Visiting Fellow in Spring of the 2021-22 year.
Serife Tekin is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) at the Department of Philosophy and Classics. She is the current recipient of UTSA’s Lutcher Brown Distinguished University Professor Fellowship which is awarded to a newly tenured faculty who have demonstrated an outstanding record of excellence in their scholarly activities and commitment to student success. She is also the Director of the Medical Humanities Program at UTSA (the largest of its kind in the US). Her work in philosophy of psychiatry takes place in philosophy of science/medicine, philosophy of mind/cognitive science, bioethics and more recently the ethics of Artificial Intelligence. It is heavily informed by feminist and social epistemology. She also has interests in philosophy of space and space exploration and research ethics.
She is a cat lady and enjoys doing triathlons, gardening, and going on road trips with her partner.