October 21, 2016
Philosophy was always part of her academic plans, but interest became infatuation when she found philosophy of science. She says, “this careful, analytical approach to foundational questions drew me in—I realized that I just wanted to keep studying philosophy.” She came to Michigan with two undergraduate degrees: one in Philosophy and another, self-designed baccalaureate in Logic, Philosophy of Science, and History of Science. Cat recalls, “I fell in love with the formal side of the field, and saw that U-M would be absolutely wonderful for that. I feel so fortunate to be given the opportunity to study with such brilliant people, both among the faculty and the graduate students.