Faculty Profile

Rebecca Bamford

Rebecca Bamford

Associate Professor of Philosophy


BA, MA, PhD, Durham University England

Philosophy of Mind

Spring 2020

Philosophy of Art

Spring 2020

Modern Philosophy

Spring 2020



Phone Number

(203) 582-3722

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Rebecca Bamford joined the Department of Philosophy & Political Science in 2012, as Quinnipiac inaugurated a new Philosophy major.

Her research develops new solutions to problems in late modern European philosophy, the history of ethics, contemporary bioethics, the history and philosophy of mind, science, and technology, and African and comparative philosophy.

She received Quinnipiac's Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award in 2016.

She teaches a range of intermediate and upper division courses in Philosophy, and also serves as a mentor in Medical Humanities for the Netter Medical School.

Hunter College, CUNY

2017 – 2017

Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy

New York, NY

University of Fort Hare

2016 – Present

Adjunct Professor (Research Affiliate)

East London, South Africa

Quinnipiac University

2012 – 2016

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Hamden, CT

University of Minnesota Rochester

2009 – 2012

Assistant Professor

Rochester MN

Hunter College, CUNY

2007 – 2009

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy

New York, NY

Emory University

2006 – 2007

Postdoctoral Fellow, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry

Atlanta, GA

Rhodes University

2004 – 2006

Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy

Makhanda, South Africa