I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Groningen.
My research falls in the domains of philosophy of science, social epistemology, and philosophy of cognitive science. I work primarily on understanding how the social organization of research activities affects their epistemic outcomes. I also have projects on causation and explanation in cognitive science, and knowledge ascriptions. I explore these topics with a pluralistic methodological approach, supporting conceptual analysis with empirical literature, case studies, and computational models.
I obtained my Ph.D. in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology program, Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis (Summer 2016). I studied Philosophy (B.A.) and Computer Science (B.Sc, M.Sc.) at University of Los Andes. Before coming to Groningen, I was a postdoctoral researcher at Tilburg University.
I am not Felipe Romero the boxer.
News & Updates
- I will speak in a session to introduce psychologists to current work on philosophy of science at the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science, in Rotterdam, July 7-9, 2019. (w/ Noah van Dongen, Jan Sprenger and Michal Sirkoski).
- I'm working on a computational study of scientific self-correction using Bayesian statistics (w/ Jan Sprenger). You can see the latest version in philsci-archive here.
- I will give a talk (w/ Leah Henderson) at the Groningen Night of Philosophy (Gronigse Nacht van de Filosofie) entitled "Why We Want Science to Err or Failure and Discovery: Two Sides of a Coin". April 5, 2019. Info here.
- I was interviewed by the Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Newsletter (University of Groningen). See the interview here.