Ms. Alexandra Gustafson

Preferred Pronouns: She/her/hers
Position Title: Doctoral Candidate and Lead Writing TA
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science
Institution/Organization: University of Toronto
Alexandra is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada Graduate Scholar and philosophy PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto. 
She works primarily on the phenomenology of love, especially romantic love. She has additional interests in ethics and aesthetics broadly speaking, as well as a growing interest in the philosophy of disability.
Outside of philosophy, she is a passionate advocate for mental health and disability visibility in academia; she is a former member of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Mental Health Advisory Committee, the Faculty of Arts and Science Cultures of Care Network, and the SGS Healthy Labs Recognition Program. She is also the co-founder and former co-chair of the department's Mental Health & Disability Caucus (MH&D).
Alongside Parker Rose (UCLA), she currently co-organizes the Mental Health & Disability Network, an expansion of MH&D that connects philosophy graduate students internationally. 
For a link to join the Mental Health & Disability Network Discord server, or with general questions, you can reach her at a.gustafson@mail.utoronto.ca.
Co-Presenters: Prof. David Suarez
EdTech Workshop Year: May 17, 2023