Catherine Tajmir-Riahi

Administrative Assistant

Catherine is currently studying to obtain her Master’s Degree in Philosophy at the Université de Montréal. Prior to that, she completed a Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in Philosophy and Political Science at McGill University. Catherine is writing a memoir on practical philosophy and attempts to defend that both theory and practice are equally essential to face society’s contemporary issues and challenges. Her analytical skills and diverse professional experience are put to use at KRB.

Catherine is very passionate about the promotion of women’s rights. She is a member of the Women’s Philosophy Student Association at the Université de Montréal, where she organizes and hosts events that support the place of women in academia. She is also involved with Fillosophie, a platform that organizes conferences presented by women in the field of philosophy. Moreover, Catherine has a strong interest in learning new languages. In addition to being fluent in French and English, she speaks Greek, Persian and is in the process of learning German.

Education

M.A. in Philosophy – Université de Montréal: “Gadamer’s reappropriation of the Aristotelian concept of phronesis in pratical philosophy”

B.A. Double-major in Philosophy and Political Science – McGill University