Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Columbia University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

  • Philosophy of science
  • Social epistemology & science communication
  • Philosophy of biology
  • Logic & metaphysics

Recent Awards

Professor Slater wins Scholar's Award from the National Science Foundation to study scientific literacy and the public understanding of science.

Professors Slater and Leddington to develop a theory of public understanding and devise better means for producing public understanding of science (learn more).

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