Catia Faria - Board Member

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Catia Faria is a postdoctoral researcher of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology at the University of Minho (PT). She has received her PhD in moral philosophy from Pompeu Fabra University where she defended a thesis on the problem of wild animal suffering and intervention in nature. She is a lecturer in Ethics and Sustainability at the same university. She works in normative and applied ethics, in particular, in how they relate to the consideration of nonhuman animals. She is also more broadly interested in analytic approaches to the wrongness of discrimination as well as to other moral issues concerning gender and sexuality. She is the co-editor (with Eze Paez) of the special volume “Wild animal suffering and intervention in nature”, Relations 3 (1-2), 2015 and has been a visiting student at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, at the University of Oxford (UK).