Holly Kantin

Assistant Professor

Office Hours

Fall 2018:

Thursday 2:00-4:00pm or by appointment.


Dr. Kantin specializes in biomedical ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. She is especially interested in how various issues in in metaphysics and epistemology (especially questions about personal identity/survival, death, and doxastic responsibility) bear on ethical questions, and bioethical questions in particular. Prior to arriving at the University of Alabama Dr. Kantin spent two years as a fellow in the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Kantin works with Dr. Richards in directing the department’s Philosophy and Medicine Specialization.


B.A., SUNY Geneseo

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison