The Jim Piper Award for Excellence in Research Leadership (2013)

Professor Catriona Mackenzie, Faculty of Arts

Professor Catriona Mackenzie is Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University. 

She is also Director of the Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics.

She has been awarded numerous grants and prizes for research, teaching, and higher degree research supervision, including the 2007 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Research in Ethics. 

Professor Mackenzie currently serves as President of the Australasian Association of Philosophy (2013-14). From 2010-2012 she was a member of the Humanities and Creative Arts Panel of the ARC College, serving as Deputy Chair of the panel in 2011 and Chair in 2012.

Professor Mackenzie’s research expertise is in ethics (theoretical and applied), social and political philosophy, and feminist philosophy. Her current research includes projects on autonomy, on the moral and political obligations arising from vulnerability (funded by an ARC DP grant), and on conceptions of the self.  

Professor Mackenzie has supervised around 40 higher degree research and honours students.

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