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Claudia Yau

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Princeton University
B.A., Wellesley College


Biographical Summary

Claudia Yau is an assistant professor in the department of philosophy. She earned her Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton and her B.A. from Wellesley College. She specializes in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, with a focus on ancient epistemology, ethics and politics. Yau has additional interests in the philosophy of race, feminist philosophy and Chinese philosophy. At Princeton, she was a member of the interdepartmental program in classical philosophy and a graduate affiliate of the University program in American studies.