About Professor Paul Griffiths

Professor Paul Griffiths' research and supervision interests include: Philosophy and history of biology, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of science.

Professor Griffiths is a philosopher of science with a focus on biology and psychology, he was educated at Cambridge and the Australian National University. He taught at Otago University in New Zealand and was later Director of the Unit for History and Philosophy of Science at the the University of Sydney, before taking up a Professorship in Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He returned to Australia in 2004, first as an Australian Research Council Federation Fellow and then as University Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Sydney. He spends part of each year at the University of Exeter in the ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society. Professor Griffiths is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, an adjunct member of the Pittsburgh HPS faculty, and a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee of NHMRC.