PhD student
Department of Philosophy + STS
University of British Columbia


Originally from Snohomish, WA, north of Seattle, and now splitting his time between Vancouver, BC and Portland, OR, Kinley Gillette is a PhD student in Philosophy and Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Kinley works at the intersection of science studies and political theory and specializes in:

  • Science studies methodology
  • Expert (including scientific) authority (and the democratization thereof)
  • The role(s) of the social sciences in the environmental sciences
  • The role(s) of the sciences in environmental politics

Kinley’s non-academic interests include coffee, cocktails, and all things Pacific Northwestern.