Jennifer Guiho

Jennifer Guiho

Doctoral Candidate

She/Her

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

Political Studies

Arts and Science

Jennifer.guiho@queensu.ca

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, C305

Supervisor: C. 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.

Awards

2019-2020 – Ontario Graduate Scholarship 

2017-2018 – Queen’s Graduate Award

Teaching

POLS250 – Introduction to Political Theory (Head Teaching Assistant)

Selected Publications

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.