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Prof. Elena Popa

Ph.D. & MA in Philosophy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; BA in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University ‘Alexandru Ioan Cuza’, Iaşi, Romania.


Elena Popa received her Doctorate and MA Degree in Philosophy from Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from University ‘Alexandru Ioan Cuza’, Iaşi, Romania.

Elena Popa has over six years of academic work experience and was associated with Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh, and American University of Central Asia, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (affiliated with the Bard network). Her Ph.D. thesis critically engaged with interventionist accounts of causation. Parts of this research have been published in top journals in the philosophy of science such as Review of Philosophy and Psychology and Synthese. Other research interests include science and values, with particular focus on cross-cultural issues, on which she has published in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, among others.