Contemporary Studies and History of Science and Technology invite you to a talk by

Megan Dean

Why it matters how we eat: Food ethics and eating as a self-shaping activity

Dr. Megan Dean is Chauncey Truax Post-doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Hamilton College (Clinton, NY). Dr. Dean’s research focuses on ethical issues relating to eating, such as how eating shapes the self and the ethical implications of these self-shaping effects for clinical ethics, diet research, food policy, and personal food choice. She draws from a wide range of philosophical traditions, including phenomenology, bioethics, philosophy of science, and feminist philosophy, as well as interdisciplinary work on food and eating. Dr. Dean graduated with a combined honours in Contemporary Studies and Philosophy in 2009.