Dr. Kristin Boyce

Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Philosophy


Kristin Boyce, PhD
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P.O. Box #EH, Mississippi State, MS 39762




PhD – Philosophy, The University of Chicago, 2010


Kristin Boyce is an assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and a Faculty Fellow in Shackouls Honors College at Mississippi State University. She received a doctorate in Philosophy from The University of Chicago in 2010. She is the recipient of numerous awards including an ACLS New Faculty Fellowship, a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Stanford University, and a Josephine De Karmán Dissertation Fellowship. Her primary research interests are in Philosophy of Art, History of Early Analytic Philosophy, and Wittgenstein. She teaches The Quest sequence and Humanities Seminars at the SCH and Logic and Aesthetics in the Department of philosophy. Her work has been published in The Journal for Philosophical Research, The Henry James Review, and Thinking Through Dance (ed. J. Bunker, A Pakes and B. Crowell, Dance Books, 2013). She has articles forthcoming in Wittgenstein and Literary Modernism (ed. Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé and Michael LeMahieu. University of Chicago Press, 2015), Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature (eds. Nöel Carroll and John Gibson), The Oxford Companion to Hedda Gabler  (ed. Kristin Gjesdal), and Ethics and the Limits of Sense: Essays on Wittgenstein and Value (ed. Reshef Agam-Segal and Edmund Dain).