Alison Wylie, Professor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia
Alison Wylie is Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. She works on philosophical issues raised by archaeological practice and by feminist research in the social sciences: questions about ideals of objectivity, the role of contextual values in research practice, models of evidential reasoning, and issues of accountability to research subjects and others affected by research. She is co-author of Evidential Reasoning in Archaeology (2016) and co-editor of Material Evidence (2015), author of Thinking from Things (2002), and a contributor to collections on Objectivity in Science (2015), Appropriating the Past (2012), Evidence, Inference and Enquiry (2011), How Well do 'Facts' Travel? (2010), and Agnotology (2008).