Matt Haber portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, School Of Biological Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Philosophy
  • Associated Faculty, Latin American Studies
  • Associated Faculty, Center for Quantitative Biology

Research Summary

I am a philosopher of biology, primarily looking at issues in phylogenetic systematics, taxonomy, evolution, and nomenclature. I also work on more general issues in philosophy of science and biology.


  • BA, Biology, Philosophy, Grinnell College
  • MSc, History and Philosophy of Science, London School of Economics. Project: The Lungfish and the Cow
  • PhD, Philosophy (Population Biology Affiliate), UC Davis. Project: The Centrality of Phylogenetic Thinking