Sahar Heydari Fard
McMicken Hall, 201 B
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221
University of Cincinnati
PhD in Philosophy (expected May 2020)
Dissertation Title: "The Morality of Social Movements"
Committee: Dr. Vanessa Carbonell
MA in Applied Economics (expected May 2020)
Certificate in Preparing Future Faculty (expected December 2019)
Texas Tech University
M.A. Philosophy (2015)
Sharif University of Technology
M.Sc. Philosophy of Science (2013)
University of Tehran
B.Sc. Physics (2008)
Sahar Heydari Fard (2018). “Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and The Desire-Luck Problem.” Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics, 5(1), 71.
“Individualism, Functionalism, and Racial Inequality.” SSPP, 111th Annual Meeting of The Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology, 2019, Cincinnati, Ohio.
“Social Movements, Moral Injury, and Organizations.” Humanistic Perspective on Moral Injury, Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2019.
“The Imperative of Participation: why do we need to support BLM.” MidWest US SWIP, Society for Women in Philosophy, Nashville, Tennessee, 2018.
“The Moral Necessity of Participation in Collective Action: a discussion about ‘inner city’ youth.” CPP, Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Boulder, Colorado, 2018.
“Feminist Epistemology and Fake News.” Questioning Science in Uncertain Times: A Workshop, Columbus, Ohio, 2018.
“Multiple Realizability and Empirical Evidence.” SSPP, 109th Annual Meeting of The Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology, Savannah, Georgia, 2017.
“Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and the Desire-Luck Problem.”
- Mind and Brain Conference, Flint, Michigan, 2017.
- Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Conference, Washington, Pennsylvania, 2017.
- Philosophers Cocoon Conference, Tampa, Florida, 2017.
“A Conflict of Intuition about Emotions and Feelings.” Northwestern Philosophy Conference, Gonzaga, Washington, 2016.
“Identity of Indiscernibles in Quantum Mechanics.” National Conference of Philosophy of Science, Tehran, Iran, 2013.
Commentator on "On Activists and Allies: Solidarity and Good Faith Across Disagreement and Difference" by Robin Zheng," BayFap Workshop, San Francisco, California, 2019.
APA, Central Division Meeting, Denver, Colorado, Commentator on “The Zapatista Revolution: Recognition, Redistribution, and the Limits of Identity Politics,” by Jorge Lizarzaburu, 2019.
Ohio Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio. Commentator on “Acceptance Cognitivism,” by Avery Archer, 2018.
Philosophers Cocoon Conference, Tampa, Florida. Commentator on “No Free Lunch,” by Zach Barnett, 2017.
52nd Annual Philosophy Colloquium, Cincinnati, Ohio. Commentator on “Social Cognition,” by Shannon Spaulding, 2017.
Workshops, Summer Schools, and Conferences attended
NASSP, North American Society for Social Philosophy, Rochester, Michigan, 2018.
SPP, Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2018.
APA, Eastern Division Meeting, Savannah, Georgia, 2018.
APA, Central Division Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2018.
Penn-Rutgers-Princeton Social Epistemology Workshop, 2017, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NASSLI, North American Summer School on Logic, Language, and Information ,Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2016.
Contemporary Moral Issues, Online, Summer 2018-2019, University of Cincinnati
Medical Ethics, Online, Spring 2018-2019, University of Cincinnati
Introduction to Ethics, Fall 2018-19, University of Cincinnati
Business Ethic, Summer 2017-18, University of Cincinnati
Introduction to Ethics, Spring 2017-18, University of Cincinnati
Nature of Knowledge, Online, Summer 2015-16, University of Cincinnati
Introduction to Logic, Spring 2014-15, Texas Tech University
Mentor at the Grad-Undergrad Research Connection Program, Office of Undergraduate Research, 2019
Co-founder of the Graduate Mentoring Program, Philosophy Department, University of Cincinnati, 2018
“Critical Thinking,” Fall 2017-18, for “Academic Success,” University of Cincinnati
“Critical Thinking,” Fall 2018-19, for “Academic Success,” University of Cincinnati
“Black Lives Matter movement in 2018,” Fall 2018-19, for “Philosophy of Nonviolence,” Texas State University,
Normative Ethics, Under the supervision of Dr. Vanessa Carbonell, 2017.
Sex and Death, Under the supervision of Dr. Valerie Hardcastle, 2017.
Philosophy Through Movies, Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Skipper, 2016.
Philosophy of Psychology, Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Richardson, 2016.
Introduction to Philosophy, Under the supervision of Dr. Peter Langland-Hassan, 2015.
Introduction to Logic, Under the supervision of Dr. Chris Hom,2013, 2014.
Introduction to Ethics, Under the supervision of Dr. Jeremy Schwartz2013.
Publicly Engaged Philosophy of Science, With Dr. Angela Potochnik, Summer 2017
Awards and Grants
University of Cincinnati, Taft Travel Award, 2016, 2017, and 2018
University of Cincinnati, GSGA Travel Award, 2016, 2017 and 2018
Project Judge for the Undergraduate Scholarly Showcase, University of Cincinnati, 2019
Organizer, Midwest Society for Women in Philosophy Meeting, University of Cincinnati 2019-2020
Founder, MAP, Cincinnati Chapter, University of Cincinnati 2018-2019
Media representative, Concerned Philosophers for Peace 2018-2019
President, GSGA, University of Cincinnati 2018-2019
Chair, APA Central Division Meeting, 2018, and 2019
Chair, APA Eastern Division Meeting, 2018
Co-organizer, Ohio Philosophical Association (OPA) Conference, 2018
Co-organizer, EPIC Workshop (Emerging Philosophers Institute at Cincinnati), 2018
Referee, Texas Tech Annual Graduate Conference, 2015
Philosophy of Science Association (PSA)
American Philosophy Association (APA)
Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology (SSPP)
Ohio Philosophical Association (OPA)
Society for Analytical Feminism (SAF)
North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP)
Concerned Philosophers for Peace (CPP)
Women’s Empowerment Network Spring Risk-Takers Panel, 2019
“The New Colossus,” Mercantile Library and Chase Public, invited public talk, 2018
Chase Public Response Project, invited public talk, 2016