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Robert A Skipper, Jr.

Title: History and Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science, Evolutionary Theory
Office: 206B McMicken Hall
Tel: 513-556-6336

Robert Skipper received the PhD in Philosophy in 2000 from the Committee on the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Maryland, College Park. He came to Cincinnati in 2001-2002.

Skipper's research has focused on the origins and development of evolutionary genetics and particularly the founders of population genetics. He also has interests in general philosophy of science as well as environmental ethics, law, and policy.

During the 2014-2015 academic year, Skipper will be teaching:

PHIL 1000, "Introduction to Philosophy"
PHIL 7062, "Philosophy of Biology"

More information can be found at Skipper's website.


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 2000.

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Skipper, Robert, Institute for Advanced Study, Fast-Track Fellowship, University of Durham. (SRS 002553), $15,457.21. 04/01/2007 to 07/31/2007. Status: Closed.