Maria BaghramianBA(QUB 1983), PhD(Dubl 1990) ALLEA Working Group on Trust and Expertise
Professor of American Philosophy UCD
Member PL&AElected in 2010
Maria Baghramian is Full Professor of Philosophy at UCD School of Philosophy and Professor II at the Department of Philosophy, University of Oslo. Baghramian was elected to the Royal Irish Academy in 2010 and to the Academia Europaea in 2021. She was, with the astrophysicist Luke Drury, the Principal Investigator of the Irish Research Council project “When Experts Disagree” and was the project leader of PERITIA - Policy, Expertise and Trust in Action - a Horizon 2020 multi-disciplinary research project funded by the European Commission (2020-2023). She has also participated in working groups of the All European Academies (ALLEA) and its science and policy mechanism SAPEA. Baghramian has published extensively on the philosophical topics of relativism, pluralism, trust and expertise. Her most recent books include Relativism: New Problems of Philosophy(Baghramian, M. and Coliva, 2019); From Trust to Trustworthiness (Baghramian M., ed. 2019); and Questioning Experts and Expertise (Baghramian M. and Martini C., eds., 2022).