Kim Ann Woodley

Research Assistant & PhD student


Institute for Philosophy I
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum


Kim Ann Woodley

  • Since 2023:
    Research Assistant and PhD student at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany  
    Dissertation in Progress: "Computational "Emotion Recognition" From a Feminist-Philosophical Perspective"
  • 2023:
    M.A. in Philosophy at Bielefeld University, Germany 
    Thesis: "Emotions and Language: Do we express what we feel or do we feel what we express?"
  • 2018:
    B.A. in Educational Sciences (core subject), Ethics and Literature (subsidiary subjects) at Bielefeld University, Germany 
Research Interests
  • Philosophy of emotion
  • Feminist philosophy of science 
  • Affective Computing 
  • (Machine) Bias
  • (Social) Inequalities 
Courses taught
  • "David Hume — A treatise of human nature" (SS 2024)
  • "Philosophical theories of emotions" (SS 2024)
  • "Descartes - The passions of the soul" (WS 2023/24)
  • "A feminist approach to the philosophy of emotion" (SS 2023)
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