Ashley Feinsinger, PhD

Assistant Professor, Philosophy

  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A. University of California, Los Angeles (Highest Honors)

Ashley Feinsinger came to USD in the Fall of 2016. She has a PhD in philosophy from UCLA and her main areas of research are philosophy of language and communication.

Scholarly Work

Professor Feinsinger's current research focuses on the nature of language and communication and engages with questions related to the metaphysics of languages and public expressions, expression identity, linguistic variation and change, coordination and cooperation in communication, and sociolinguistics.

Areas of Interest

Professor Feinsinger offers courses in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and communication. In 2017, she will be teaching Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, and Introduction to Philosophy.