BA (Toronto), PhD (McGill)
- Postdoctoral Affiliate
- Postdoctoral Researcher at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence
Vold is a postdoctoral Research Associate at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence. She received her PhD in Philosophy from McGill University and her BA with Honours and High Distinction from the University of Toronto. She has previously been a visiting scholar at Ruhr University, a fellow at Duke University, and a lecturer at Carleton University.
Vold specializes in Philosophy of Mind and Cognition, with further research interests in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Moral Psychology, and Philosophy of Neuroscience. At the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence she will be studying the impact of AI on our sense of agency and personhood. She also has recent work on topics such as group cognition, Gibson’s theory of affordance, mechanistic explanations in cognitive neuroscience, the psychology of happiness, and framing effects on legal decision-making.