Char Brecevic

Char Brecevic

Program: History and Philosophy of Science

Track: Philosophy

Education: B.A. in Philosophy and B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Colorado

Year of Matriculation: 2016

Areas of Interest: Philosophy of Medicine, Science and Social Values, Feminist Epistemology

Char is a PhD student in the philosophy track of the History and Philosophy of Science Program and a graduate minor in the Gender Studies Program. Her main area of interest lies in philosophy of medicine, where she explores the role of imagination in facilitating and inhibiting health behaviors in patients diagnosed with chronic medical conditions as well as its role in mediating the relationships among patients and medical professionals. In addition, she is interested in the way social kinds enter into medical research in the form of independent variables. To learn more about her work, please visit her website: