Ann-Sophie Barwich

Ann-Sophie Barwich

Assistant Professor in Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Exeter, 2013
  • M.A., Philosophy and Literature Theory, Humboldt-University, Berlin, 2009

About Ann-Sophie Barwich

Ann-Sophie Barwich is a cognitive scientist and empirical philosopher & historian of science, technology, and the senses. Her research centers on the conceptual foundations of neuroscience and theories of perception. In particular, she explores how our understanding of mind and brain would be different if we were looking at the sense of smell. Before starting as an Assistant Professor at IUB, Barwich was a Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience at The Center for Science & Society, Columbia University, and held a Research Fellowship at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Vienna.