Robin Zheng


I am an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Yale-NUS College, Singapore.

My research ranges across ethics, moral psychology, feminist and social philosophy, and critical philosophy of race. My work revolves around issues of moral responsibility and structural injustice, and I have also written on topics such as racial fetish and pornography. I am a member of the APA Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion, as well as the APA Task Force on a Best Practices Scheme. 

From 2015-2016 I was a Visiting Junior Research Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge. In 2015, I received my Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. There, I was a founder of the Michigan chapter of the Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) network and the Mind and Moral Psychology (MMP) Working Group. I also helped found the Philosophy department outreach program, which co-sponsors the Michigan High School Ethics Bowl in partnership with From 2013-2015 I served as Vice-President and President of the Graduate Employees' Organization (GEO)

I graduated from Washington and Lee University, class of 2009, with degrees in Philosophy and Physics.

You can listen to a podcast about my work on racialized sexual preferences here, and a talk I gave at the Moral Sciences Club here. You can also read an APA Member Interview and brief profiles of me here (2014) and here (2008). 

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