Jennifer McKitrickProfessor (Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
1008 Oldfather Hall
Phone: (402) 472-2073
E-mail: jmckitrick2[at]
Office hours:  M 1:30 - 3:30 pm


Curriculum Vitae

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.

Representative publications include:

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

“Dispositions and Potentialities,” Anthology on Potentiality, John Lizza, ed., forthcoming.

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