Heather Muraviov

Heather Muraviov (she/her/hers) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Philosophy Department at UConn. She is writing her dissertation on liberatory virtue epistemology, which combines several features from research interests of her’s in virtue epistemology, feminist philosophy, social and political philosophy, and philosophy of education. Heather received her B.A. in Philosophy and English from California State University, Fullerton and her M.A. in Philosophy from UConn. In addition to her research, Heather is the coordinator for the department’s SWIP chapter (Society for Women in Philosophy) and co-founded the department’s MAP chapter (Minorities and Philosophy) with fellow colleague, Taylor Tate. Heather has taught courses as the instructor of record at UConn for Comparative and Non-Western Philosophy (Fall 2019), Introduction to Philosophy (Spring 2020), and Philosophy and Social Ethics (Summer 2020-Fall 2021). In Fall 2020, Heather was a teaching assistant for WGSS 1105: Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. Heather has been recognized for teaching excellence by the University Provost’s Office from 2018-2021. Heather is from Southern California and enjoys listening to music, playing guitar, cooking and baking (both familiar and new recipes), reading and writing poetry, and relaxing with her colleagues, friends, and family when possible (in-person and/or virtually).


*Husky Rainbow Ally (completed training with the UConn Rainbow Center)



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