Eamon Duede

Special Advisor, Knowledge Lab, University of Chicago

Eamon served as the Executive Director of Knowledge Lab from 2013 - 2017. He held a key leadership role in strategic and operational planning and management. He was responsible for coordinating day-to-day research activities, asset allocation and distribution (including a major regranting program), supporting and driving key negotiations, as well as acting as a high-level interface between the Center, its partners, and industry.

Eamon holds a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy and has served as an instructor of various logics, and a lecturer in philosophy (ethics, epistemology, and the history of philosophy). He is currently persuing a Ph.D. in the Philosophy and Sociology of Science from the University of Chicago's Committee on the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science.

His academic interests are focused on the constellation of problems fixed around the concepts ‘perception’, ‘belief’, and ‘knowledge’. Philosophy and Sociology of Science; Bayesian Epistemology; the Science of Data; the Role of Mathematical and Statistical Models in Knowledge Creation, Ratification, Propagation, and Rejection; Statistical Inference (Deduction, Induction, and Abduction).