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The Australian National University

Katie Steele

Position: Associate Professor

School or Centre: School of Philosophy

Phone: 61 2 6125 4933
Location: HC Coombs Building, Room 3212

Website: My profile website


Katie Steele studied mathematics at the University of Queensland (BSc 1999). She later pursued an MA in philosophy at the University of Queensland (MA 2003), followed by a PhD in philosophy at the University of Sydney (PhD 2007). Katie was subsequently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Analysis at the University of Sydney. She then took up a position in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics and remained there from 2008 to 2016, when she joined the School of Philosophy at the ANU.

Research Interests

Rational choice and attitude change, agency and accountability, ethics and risk, scientific inference and explanation, evidence-based policy, climate change policy

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