Casey Rebecca Johnson
Department of Politics and Philosophy
205E Administration Building, University of Idaho

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Politics and Philosophy, University of Idaho, 2017-current

Post-Doctoral Fellow, The Humanities Institute: “Humility and Conviction in Public Life”, University of Connecticut, 2015-2017

Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Northwestern University’s Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar: “Theoretical Issues in Social Epistemology”, 2014-2015
Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University, January – February, 2013

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Connecticut, 2015
Committee: Michael Lynch, Thomas Bontly, Mitchell Green, Lionel Shapiro
Dissertation: “Speech Acts and Silencing: Applying a New Account of Illocutions To Debates over Silencing and Testimony”
M.A. (in Philosophy), University of Connecticut, 2011
B.A. (Philosophy and English double major), cum laude Connecticut College, 2007

Areas of Specialization
Social Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy of Language

Areas of Competence
Ethics, Comparative Philosophy

Peer Reviewed

“Just Say, ‘No’: Obligations to Voice Disagreement” (Forthcoming) Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements
"Investigating Illocutionary Monism" (2017) Synthese

"What Norm of Assertion?" (2017), Acta Analytica

“Intellectual Humility: an Annotated Bibliography”, (2017) in Oxford Bibliographies, with Michael Lynch, Hanna Gunn, and Nathan Sheff. 

“Intellectual Humility and Empathy by Analogy” (2017) Topoi
“If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, Come Sit By Me: Gossip as Epistemic Good and Evil”, (2016), Social Theory and Practice
“Testimony and the Constitutive Norm of Assertion”, (2015), International Journal of Philosophical Studies

Book Chapters
“For the Sake of Argument” in Voicing Dissent: The Ethics and Epistemology of Making Disagreement Public. ed. Casey Rebecca Johnson.(2018) Routledge

“Teaching As Epistemic Care” in Overcoming Epistemic Injustice: Social and Psychological Perspectives. Edited by Ben Sherman and Stacey Goguen. Under Contract. Rowan and Littlefield

Edited Volumes
Voicing Dissent: The Ethics and Epistemology of Making Disagreement Public. (2018). Routledge

Book Reviews
Review of Intellectual Humility: An Introduction to the Philosophy and Science, by Ian Church and Peter Samuelson. (2018) Dialectica 

Invited Talks and Presentations
"Illocutionary Monism and Illocutionary Pluralism" Assertion: Foundational Issues, ConceptLab, Oslo, Norway, September 2017

“Just Say ‘No’: Obligations to Voice Disagreement”, Harms and Wrongs in Epistemic Practice, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, July 2017

“Perceptions of Expertise and the Division of Epistemic Labor”, Pathologies of Public Discourse Workshop, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2016

“Just Say ‘No’: Obligations to Voice Disagreement”, Junior Keynote, UConn Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, CT, November, 2016

“Just Say ‘No’: Obligations to Voice Disagreement”, Connecticut College, New London, CT, October 2016

“Empathy and Intellectual Humility by Analogy”, European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, St. Andrews Scotland, August, 2016

“Objective Illocutionary Force?”, Northern New England PhilosophyAssociation, Bates College, September, 2015

“Objective Illocutionary Force?”, Northwestern University PhLing Group, Northwestern University, May, 2015

“If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, Come Sit By Me”, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April, 2015

“Objective Illocutionary Force?”, Women in Philosophy-Chicago Area Workshop, Chicago, IL, February 2015

“Communicative Injustice”, Understanding Epistemic Injustice Conference, Bristol University, Bristol UK, June 2014

“Failing to Count,” American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, Chicago, February 2014       

“The Contextual Knowledge Norm of Assertion,” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Austin, TX, February 2013

“Reconstituting Assertion,” Northwestern Epistemology Research Group, Northwestern University, January 2013

Honors and Awards
Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology Travel Award, 2015
Provost’s Commendation for Teaching Excellence, fall 2013, spring 2014
APA Graduate Student Stipend, Central Division, 2014
Jerome A. Shaffer Fellowship, UConn Philosophy Department, 2012
UConn Dissertation Summer Research Fellowship, 2012
Professor Leister Reise Prize, Philosophy Department, Connecticut College, 2007
ConnSSHARP Research Award for Summer Research in the Humanities, Connecticut College, 2006

Teaching Experience
As Instructor of Record:
Philosophy and Social Ethics
University of Connecticut, Avery Point (Fall 2011)
University of Connecticut, Storrs – Student Support Services Program (summer 2012, summer 2013, summer 2014)
University of Connecticut, Storrs (fall 2013, spring 2014)
University of Connecticut, Hartford (fall 2012, spring 2013)
Non-Western and Comparative Philosophy
University of Connecticut, Avery Point (spring 2012)
Problems of Philosophy
University of Connecticut, Hartford (summer 2011)
As Graduate Teaching Assistant:
Philosophy and Social Ethics
University of Connecticut, Storrs (fall 2009, spring 2010, fall 2010, spring 2011, spring 2012)

Editorial Assistant to Erkenntnis Associate Editor (fall 2013-spring 2014)
Referee for Erkenntnis (2014, 2015)
Referee for Episteme (2013)
Head TA Mentor, University of Connecticut Philosophy Department Teaching Assistant Mentorship program (2012-2014)
Librarian of the UCONN Philosophy Graduate Student Organization (2011-2012)
Secretary of the UCONN Graduate Student Organization (2010-2011)

Graduate Course Work
Epistemic Contextualism and Relativism (Michael Lynch and Patrick Greenough)
Metaphysics of Epistemic Reason (Michael Lynch)
Feminist Philosophy of Science (Anne Hiskes)
Normative Epistemology (Baron Reed) Audit at Northwestern University
Social Epistemology (Jennifer Lackey) Audit at Northwestern University
The Science of Rational Belief and Group Decision Making (Matthew Kopec) Audit at Northwestern University

Logic and Language
Relativism and Pragmatism (Lionel Shapiro)
Philosophy of Mathematics (Marcus Rossberg)
Truth and Paradox (Jc Beall)
Logic (Jc Beall)
Pragmatism (Mitchell Green) Audit

Composition as Identity (Donald Baxter)
Philosophy of Mind (Thomas Bontly)
Ontology of Ordinary Objects (Crawford Elder)

British Empiricism (Donald Baxter)
Asian Philosophy (Joel Kupperman)
Essentialism: Ancient and Modern (Samuel Wheeler)
History of Analytic Philosophy (Samuel Wheeler)

Moral Theory
Seminar in Moral Philosophy (Paul Bloomfield)


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