Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Jennifer Guiho

Doctoral Student
MA Political Science (Queen's University); iBA (Honours) Political Science and Philosophy (York University, Glendon College)

Department of Political Studies
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, C305   

Supervisors: Colin Farrelly


Research Interests

Ethics; Human Enhancement; Bioethics; Human Nature; Behavioural Genetics; Theories of Justice; Moral Responsibility.

Current research: Reconciling traditional theorizing about human nature with empirical evidence in behavioural science; assessing the implications of these disparities for our normative theorizing; evaluating the ethics of bio-medically altering our moral dispositions. 

Brief Biography

Jennifer is a doctoral student in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University where she specializes in Political Theory and Canadian Politics. Jennifer has an MA in Political Studies from Queen’s University, with a specialization in Political and Legal Thought. Jennifer also has an International Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy from York University (Glendon College), and certificates in Law and Social Thought and Bilingual Excellence.

Publications and Presentations

Guiho. 2020. “Re-thinking our Intuitions on Enhancement” TEDxQueensU. Kingston, ON. January 26, 2020.

Guiho. 2020. “Changing our Moral Dispositions – An Assault on Identity?”  UNESCO World Conference in Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law. Porto, Portugal. May 11-14, 2020. Forthcoming.


2019-2020 – Ontario Graduate Scholarship 

2017-2018 – Queen’s Graduate Award


POLS250 – Introduction to Political Theory (Head Teaching Assistant)