Jie Chen

Advisor: Professor Donald Morrison

Jie Chen started the doctoral program in philosophy at Rice in 2018. Her primary research interest is Ancient Greek Philosophy. She is currently developing a dissertation on Aristotle’s "ἐνέργεια-based” pleasure. She is also interested in moral psychology, ethics and feminist philosophy. Outside of philosophy, Jie enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and taking road trips, and cherishes the time spent with her child, Peri.

Research Areas

Ancient Philosophy; Ethics


MA, Renming University of China

BA, Capital Normal University


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