Jennifer McKitrick

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Chairperson and Professor Philosophy jmckitrick2@unl.edu (402) 472-2073 1008 Oldfather Hall

Curriculum Vitae

Representative publications include:

“Indirect Directedness,” Oxford Studies in Metaphysics,  forthcoming.

“Real Potential,” Handbook on Potentiality, Kristina Engelhard, ed., forthcoming.

“A Dispositional Account of Gender,” Philosophical Studies, 2015.

“Dispositions and Potentialities,” Potentiality: Metaphysical and Bioethical Dimensions, John Lizza, ed., 2014.

“How to Activate a Power,” in Metaphysics and Science, Stephen Mumford and Matthew Tugby, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013.

“Causes as Powers,” with Anna Marmadoro, Stephen Mumford, and Rani Anjum,  Metascience,  2013.

“Manifestations as Effects,” in The Metaphysics of Powers: Their Grounding and Their Manifestations, Anna Mamadoro, ed., Routledge, 2010.

“Dispositional Pluralism,” in Debating Dispositions, Damschen, Schnepf, and Stuber, eds., DeGryter, 2009.

“Dispositions, Causation, and Reduction,” in Dispositions and Causes, Toby Handfield, ed., Oxford University Press, 2009.

Professor McKitrick received her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999. Her interests lie primarily in the intersection of metaphysics and philosophy of science.
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