Lara Buchak Returns to Princeton as Full Professor

April 15, 2020

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the appointment of Lara Buchak as a full professor starting in the Fall 2020 semester. Professor Buchak received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton in 2009 and has since held academic positions at the University of California at Berkeley, most recently as an associate professor. She also holds an A.B. in Philosophy and Mathematics from Harvard College.

Professor Buchak‚Äôs primary research interests are in decision, game, and rational choice theory. She also specializes in formal epistemology, formal ethics and the philosophy of religion.  Her first book, Risk and Rationality, was published by Oxford University Press in 2013 and concerns the principles that govern decision-making in the face of risk.

Welcome back Lara!