Dr Kate Kirkpatrick is an academic with broad interdisciplinary interests in philosophy, theology, and literature. She has written on Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and methodology in the philosophy of religion.
Before joining King’s College London in 2018 Dr Kirkpatrick was Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire and Stipendiary Lecturer in Theology at St Peter's College, Oxford. She also taught the philosophy and feminism of Simone de Beauvoir for Oxford’s MSt in Women’s Studies.
Dr Kirkpatrick is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Treasurer of the UK Sartre Society and Managing Editor of Simone de Beauvoir Studies.