Cailin O'Connor

Philosopher, Scientist, and Mathematician

Cailin O’Connor is a professor at UC Irvine working in philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, and evolutionary game theory. She is a sometime science writer and focuses on current issues in biology and social science. She is also an advocate for women in philosophy and academia in general. Her Erdos-Bacon number is 8.

Cailin’s academic work is available at her website: She can be reached at

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