Nadia Ruiz, PhD


2022– Stanford University, Department of Philosophy Desai Family Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


2015-2022 PhD, Philosophy, University of Kansas
Thesis: Methodology and Microfoundations: A New Argument for an Autonomous Macroeconomics ––advisor, Armin Schulz.

2020-Spring Visiting Graduate Student, Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, London School of Economics.

Sponsor: Johanna Thoma.

2017 MA, Philosophy, University of Kansas
Thesis: A Defense of Folk Psychological Concepts in Economic Models of Decision-Making. (Honors)––advisor, Armin Schulz.

2013 MA, Philosophy, University of Texas at El Paso

2011 BS, Philosophy & Political Science, University of Texas at El Paso



Accepted Papers (Refereed Journal Articles)

2. “Microfoundations and Methodology: A Complexity-Based Preconception of the Debate” (with Armin Schulz), British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. (forthcoming). 

BJPS Short Read:

1. “Social Ontology and Model-Building: A Response to Epstein”, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 2021, 51(2), 175-192               

Articles Under Review 

1. “More Methodology, Less Metaphysics: A Response to Hoover’s Argument Against Microfoundations”.

           (PSA 2020/2021 Poster Forum)                    

Works In Progress

1. “Economic Model Diversity and Policy Making”.

2. "Economic Modeling and Policy Making: Epistemic and Non-Epistemic Constraints" .