Rob Wilson, currently professor of philosophy at LaTrobe University in Melbourne, will be taking up the position of professor of philosophy at the University of Western Australia (UWA).
Professor Wilson works in philosophy of mind, cognitive science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of social science, and eugenics, among other subjects. He has also been involved in “engaged philosophy”, the aim of which is to ” integrate philosophical thinking more directly with community-based concerns.” You can read more about this work here.
Prior to his move to LaTrobe, he held appointments at the University of Alberta, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and Queen’s University. He takes up his new position at UWA in November.