Robert Skipper, Jr.

Robert A Skipper, Jr.

History and Philosophy of Biology and Medicine, Evolutionary Theory

McMicken Hall


A&S Philosophy - 0374

261C McMicken Hall

Professional Summary

Robert Skipper received the PhD in Philosophy in 2000 from the Committee on the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Maryland, College Park. He came to Cincinnati in 2001-2002.

Skipper's research focus has been mainly on the origin and development of evolutionary genetics. More recently he has explored issues at the intersection of health and public policy, especially with respect to obesity. Skipper's other interests include environmental ethics, bioethics, and epistemology.


Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park 2000

Research Support

Grant: #SRS 002553 Investigators:Skipper, Robert 04-01-2007 -07-31-2007 University of Durham Institute for Advanced Study, Fast-Track Fellowship Role:PI $15,457.21 Closed Level:Foreign Institution of Higher Education

Contact Information

Academic - 261C McMicken Hall
Phone: 513-556-6324