Professor Gillian Russell


Professor Gillian Russell

Areas of expertise: philosophy of logic and language; epistemology

HDR Supervisor accreditation status: Full

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6423-0655


Location:  ACU Melbourne Campus

I’m a research professor in the Dianoia Institute of Philosophy at ACU, as well as a part-time Professorial Fellow at the Arché Research Centre at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. 

Before moving to Australia I was Alumni Distinguished Professor in Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  And from 2004-2015 I worked at Washington University in St Louis. 

I was an undergrad at the University of St Andrews and did my PhD in philosophy at Princeton University (2004).  In 2005 I was a Killam Postdoc at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. 

Curriculum vitae

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Select publications

Philosophy of Logic

The Analytic/Synthetic Distinction

Barriers to Entailment

Social and Political Philosophy of Logic and Language

Appointments and affiliations

  • Professorial Fellow at the University of St Andrews (2019-2024)

Editorial roles

  • Philosophy of Logic subject editor for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Dianoia Institute of Philosophy

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