Sahar Heydari Fard
McMicken Hall, 201 B
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221
PhD Candidate, Philosophy, University of Cincinnati
MSC Candidate, Applied Economics, University of Cincinnati
MA, Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 2015
MSC, Philosophy of Science, Sharif University of Technology, 2013
BSC, Physics, University of Tehran, 2008
Sahar Heydari Fard (2018). Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and The Desire-Luck Problem. Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics, 5 (1), 71.
Humanistic Perspective on Moral Injury
SSPP, 111th Annual Meeting of The Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology, 2019, Cincinnati, Ohio. "Individualism, Functionalism, and Racial Inequality"
Humanistic Perspective on Moral Injury, Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, Georgia State University, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia, "Social Movements, Moral Injury, and Organizations"
MidWest US SWIP, Society for Women in Philosophy, 2018, Nashville, Tennessee, "The Imperative of Participation: why do we need to support BLM."
CPP, Concerned Philosophers for Peace, 2018, Boulder, Colorado, "The Moral Necessity of Participation in Collective Action: a discussion about 'inner city' youth."
Questioning Science in Uncertain Times: A Workshop, 2018, Columbus, Ohio." Feminist Epistemology and Fake News."
SSPP, 109th Annual Meeting of The Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology, 2017, Savannah, Georgia. "Multiple Realizability and Empirical Evidence."
Mind and Brain Conference, 2017, Flint, Michigan. “Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and the Desire-Luck Problem.”
Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Conference, 2017, Washington, Pennsylvania. “Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and the Desire-Luck Problem.”
Philosophers Cocoon Conference, 2017, Tampa, Florida. “Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and the Desire-Luck Problem.”
Bowling Green State University Workshop on Ethics, 2016, Bowling Green, Ohio. "Perspective Taking and Implicit bias."
Northwestern Philosophy Conference 2016, Gonzaga, Washington. "A Conflict of Intuition about Emotions and Feelings."
National Conference of Philosophy of Science, 2013, Tehran, Iran.
Philosophers Cocoon Conference, 2017, Tampa, Florida. Commentator on "No Free Lunch," by Zach Barnett.
52nd Annual Philosophy Colloquium, 2017, Cincinnati, Ohio. Commentator on "Social Cognition,"by Shannon Spaulding.
Ohio Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, 2018, Cincinnati, Ohio. Commentator on "Acceptance Cognitivism," by Avery Archer.
APA, Central Division Meeting, 2019, Denver, Colorado, Commentator on “The Zapatista Revolution: Recognition, Redistribution, and the Limits of Identity Politics,” by Jorge Lizarzaburu.
Workshops, Summer Schools, and Conferences attended
NASSP, North American Society for Social Philosophy, 2018, Rochester, Michigan
SPP, Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 2018, Ann Arbor, Michigan
APA, Eastern Division Meeting, 2018, Savannah, Georgia
APA, Central Division Meeting, 2018, Chicago, Illinois
Penn-Rutgers-Princeton Social Epistemology Conference, 2017, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NASSLI, North American Summer School on Logic, Language, and Information , 2016, Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Introduction to Logic, Spring 2014-15, Texas Tech University
Nature of Knowledge, Online, Summer 2015-16, University of Cincinnati
Introduction to Ethics, Spring 2017-18, University of Cincinnati
Business Ethic, Summer 2017-18, University of Cincinnati
Introduction to Ethics, Fall 2018-19, University of Cincinnati
Medical Ethics, Online, Spring 2018-2019, University of Cincinnati
Contemporary Moral Issues, Online, Summer 2018*2019, University of Cincinnati
"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,
Introduction to Logic, Under the supervision of Dr. Chris Hom (Discussion Sessions)
Introduction to Ethics, Under the supervision of Dr. Jeremy Schwartz (Discussion Sessions)
Introduction to Philosophy, Under the supervision of Dr. Peter Langland-Hassan
Philosophy Through Movies, Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Skipper
Philosophy of Psychology, Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Richardson
Normative Ethics, Under the supervision of Dr. Vanessa Carbonell
Sex and Death, Under the supervision of Dr. Valerie Hardcastle
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
Co-organizer, Ohio Philosophical Association (OPA) Conference, 2018
Referee, Texas Tech Annual Graduate Conference, 2015
Co-organizer, EPIC Workshop (Emerging Philosophers Institute at Cincinnati), 2018
Chair, APA Central Division Meeting, 2018, and 2019
Chair, APA Eastern Division Meeting, 2018
President, GSGA, University of Cincinnati 2018-2019
Founder, MAP, Cincinnati Chapter, University of Cincinnati 2018-2019
Organizer, Midwest Society for Women in Philosophy Meeting, University of Cincinnati 2019-2020
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)
Chase Public Response Project, invited public talk
"The New Colossus," Mercantile Library and Chase Public, invited public talk
"Is Communal Living Making a Coming Back?" Interview with NPR member station