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Assistant Professor of Philosophy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA, University of Virginia; PhD, University of Michigan
Research Areas: philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, philosophy of language
Kevin Coffey specializes in philosophy of physics and philosophy of science and has related interests in metaphysics, epistemology, logic, and philosophy of language. His current research concerns the interpretation of “geometrized” physical theories; the metaphysics of space-time; and the relationship between foundational problems in physics, scientific realism, and formal confirmation theory.
Before joining NYUAD, Coffey taught at Virginia Tech and Texas Tech University.