My research is at the intersection of social-political philosophy, feminist philosophy, and applied ethics. I also have interests in gender studies and philosophy in the so-called “non-Western” tradition.

Project in progress


Tentative Title: Dismantling Structural Injustice: From Moral Theory to Implementation

  • My dissertation project focuses on ethical issues surrounding the responses to structural injustice. The goal is to develop a philosophical framework that integrates both moral and practical considerations for dismantling structural injustice.

Other Projects

A Structural Account of Discrimination

Transnational Marriage Migration, Human Rights, and Global Structural Injustice

Artificial intelligence in a Structurally Unjust Society (with Po-Hsuan Cameron Chen)

A Care Ethics Interpretation of the Socialist Principle of Distribution

Anarchism and Random Selection

Taiwanese Philosophy: What is it? Why do we need it?


Refereed Conference Presentations

What Type of Justice is Called for When Responding to Structural Injustice?,” American Philosophical Association (APA), Eastern Division Annual Meeting, Jan 2021

Rethinking Transnational Marriage Migration Through the Lens of Structural Injustice,Bay Area Feminism and Philosophy Workshop (BayFAP), Jun 2020; Global Structural Injustice and Minority Rights Conference, Mar 2020

Subordinating Differential Treatment: Discrimination and Its Problematic Nature,” American Philosophical Association (APA), Central Division Annual Meeting, Feb 2020

Anarchism and Random Selection,” Annual Meeting of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Jun 2019

Why Do We Need Taiwanese Philosophy? Taiwan As a Contributor in the Knowledge-building World,” Annual Meeting of the North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA), May 2019

Immigrant Spouses in Taiwan: What are the Threats to Their Human Rights?” Human Rights. Feminist and Gender-Philosophical Perspectives Cooperative Symposium, Nov 2018

Is the Combination Problem Easier Than the Hard Problem?” Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP),  Jun 2017; Annual Meeting of The Science of Consciousness (TSC), Jun 2017

The Puzzle about Particularity of Perceptual Content and a Deeper Question,” Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Jul 2015

The Non-Trivial Subject Unity,” Annual Meeting of the ASSC, Jul 2014

What is the Most Fundamental Unity of Consciousness?,” Annual Meeting of the ASSC, Jul 2013

Do Split-Brain Subjects Have Unified Consciousness?,” Annual Meeting of the ASSC, Jul 2012

The Unity of Consciousness and the Split-Brain Syndrome,” Annual Meeting of Toward the Sciences of Consciousness (TSC), Apr 2012

Do Chimpanzees Have Better Working Memory of Numerals than Humans?,” Annual Meeting of the ASSC, Jun 2011



Comments on Matthew Turyn’s “The Need for Epistemic First-Person Authority,” American Philosophical Association (APA), Pacific Division Annual Meeting, Apr 2021

Comments on Tyler Pugeda’s “Ontology of American Sign Language Poems,” Rutgers Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, Apr 2017

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