Dr Nikk Effingham PhD (Leeds)

Dr Nikk Effingham

Department of Philosophy
Head of Research

Contact details

Address
ERI Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

I am a senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham. I research metaphysics, philosophy of time (mainly time travel), philosophy of religion, and philosophy of epidemiology.

Qualifications

  • PhD. Philosophy, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 2007.
  • Taught M.A., Philosophy, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 2001.
  • Joint Honours B.A. Philosophy and English, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 2000.

Biography

I studied at the University of Leeds, as well as worked there as a teaching assisstant and as the administrator for the CMM (Centre of Metaphysics and Mind.) I moved to Glasgow to take up a one-year temporary teaching post before then taking another temporary post at the University of Birmingham. I was made permanent the year after.

Teaching

I teach both metaphysics and the philosophy of religion. 

Postgraduate supervision

I currently supervise doctoral candidates researching areas including metaontology, ontology, the philosophy of time, and the philosophy of mind. I can supervise theses in a wide variety of areas of theoretical philosophy, including metaphysics and many areas of philosophy of religion, science and mind. 

Research

I’m currently completing the final draft of a book on the philosophy of time travel. 

Other activities

Publications