(Founder / Executive Director) Gaurav Vazirani is a PhD student at Yale University specializing in Normative Ethics and Philosophy of Law. Beyond his research interests, Gaurav is particularly interested in making philosophy more accessible to the public at large. Gaurav co-founded the New Haven Philosophy Outreach Program (which Kelley now runs) and is now trying to serve that aim more broadly by creating Wi-Phi.
(Program Director) Alex Marmor is an instructional designer at Harvard University and program director of Wireless Philosophy. He holds an MA in philosophy from Brandeis University and a BA in philosophy from Boston University. His research is on philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics.
(Associate Director) Paul Henne is a PhD student at Duke University. Before attending Duke, he received his MA from Arizona State University and his BA from Lake Forest College. His primary interests in philosophy are in metaphysics and empirical philosophy.
(Associate Director) Geoff Pynn is an assistant professor of philosophy at Northern Illinois University. He received his PhD from Yale University. His research interests include epistemology and philosophy of language, and he regularly teaches courses in those areas, as well as logic and early modern philosophy. Through his work with Wi-Phi, he hopes to help bridge the gap between academic philosophy and the wider world.
(Content Associate) Matthew Harris is a PhD student at Duke University with interests in Metaphysics, Psychology and the History of Ideas. Matthew received a BA in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Geneseo.
(Intern) Katelyn Greller is a philosophy student at Franklin & Marshall College and an editor for Fresh Philosophy, the journal of the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium. Her main interests in philosophy are metaphysics and philosophy of mind. She’s also interested in illustration, graphic design, and typography.
(Intern) Zach Bloom is a philosophy student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, currently on exchange at the University of New Delhi. A former competitive debater, Zach is fascinated by the formal structure of arguments. His interests in philosophy include Logic, Philosophy of Mind, and Meta-ethics.
(Content Creator) Damien Rochford has a PhD in philosophy at MIT. Damien is motivated to create a world in which most people know the difference between being persuaded and being persuaded on rational grounds. To further that end, Damien initially co-founded Wi-Phi with Gaurav and has since been developing philosophy content for edX.
(Technology Consultant) Ramnath Ravindran is a hardware engineer with a love for all things tech, though he has a special place in his heart for hardware verification. He received his BSc from Rutgers University, where he also took many courses in philosophy and developed an interest in the intersection of tech and education, specifically the teaching of logic.
(Squire Fellow) Alex Chituc studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Yale University. Currently, he is teaching English in France, and his primary interests in philosophy are ethics and epistemology.
(Translator) Nathaly Garcia is a graduate student in Philosophy at Northern Illinois University. Her primary research interests include Epistemology and Philosophy of language. She is currently interested in the nature of epistemic justification, the relationship between epistemology and our practices of assertion, the epistemology of testimony, epistemic luck, and the analysis of knowledge.