Middle East Studies

Lidia Gocheva

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy

Department: Philosophy


Lidia Gocheva is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, where she teaches courses in Islamic Philosophy. She earned her PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. She holds an MA from Harvard and a BA from Yale, both in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Her current research focuses on Islamic epistemology and metaphysics. She is also interested in the intersection of Islamic intellectual history and classical Arabic philology. She is working on revising her dissertation, entitled "The Problem of God's Knowledge of Particulars in Avicennan and Post-Avicennan Thought," and preparing it for publication.