- BA, University of California, Berkeley (Rhetoric and Gender & Women’s Studies)
- MA, Columbia University (Philosophy)
- PhD, University of Toronto
Melissa is particularly interested in the philosophy of medicine, bioethics, and epistemology. Her research is on placebos and the placebo effect. She also has research interests in feminist philosophy, in particular feminist epistemology. For more information please visit Melissa’s personal website (currently under construction).
Epistemology, Philosophy of Medicine