Marc and some of his former and current students
Back row: Jay Odenbaugh, Marc Ereshefsky, Adrian Currie, Sinan Sencan, Jesse Hendrikse, and Makmiller Pedroso
Front row: Alison McConwell, Soohyun Ahn, Celso Neto, and Travis Dumsday. Photo taken May 2016

Marc Ereshefsky is professor of philosophy at the University of Calgary. His research areas are philosophy of biology, philosophy of science, and metaphysics.

Marc’s research often focuses on issues at the boundary of philosophy and biology, for example, the nature of biological species. Such research has implications for biological science, our understanding of scientific practice, and metaphysics. 

Besides conducting research, Marc teaches undergraduate courses and mentors graduate students.