Kate McFarland

Kate McFarland

Kate McFarland

Senior Lecturer


372 University Hall
230 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

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Office Hours

WF 11:30am-12:30pm (Zoom)

Areas of Expertise

  • Engineering Ethics
  • Ecological Ethics
  • Philosophy of Language


  • PhD in Philosophy, The Ohio State University
  • Master's in Applied Statistics, The Ohio State University
  • BS in Applied Mathematics, The Ohio State University

Kate McFarland is CEHV's Associate Director and a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy. She received a PhD in Philosophy from Ohio State in 2015 and a Masters in Applied Statistics in 2009. Her background in philosophy and applied ethics encompasses philosophy of language, pragmatics, engineering ethics, and universal basic income, and her current areas of interest include environmental ethics and environmental aesthetics.