Alex Marcoci

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Teaching Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

215A Caldwell Hall
(919) 962-2786 (phone)
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Alex is a core faculty member in the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program. He works at the intersection of formal and applied issues in rationality, decision theory and public policy.

Articles in journals:

    1. Alexandru Marcoci and James Nguyen. Judgement aggregation in scientific collaborations: The case for waiving expertise. Forthcoming in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science: Part A.
    2. Luc Bovens and Alexandru Marcoci. The gender-neutral bathroom: A new frame and some nudges. Forthcoming in Behavioural Public Policy
    3. Alexandru Marcoci. Monty Hall saves Dr. Evil: On Elga’s restricted principle of indifferenceErkenntnis85, no. 1 (2020): 65-76
    4. Alexandru Marcoci and James Nguyen. Objectivity, ambiguity and theory choiceErkenntnis84, no. 2 (2019): 343–357
    5. Alexandru Marcoci, Ans Vercammen and Mark Burgman. ODNI as an analytic ombudsman: Is Intelligence Community Directive 203 up to the task?Intelligence and National Security 34, no. 2 (2019): 205-224
    6. Alexandru Marcoci, Mark Burgman, Ariel Kruger, Elizabeth Silver, Marissa McBride, Felix Singleton Thorn, Hannah Fraser, Bonnie Wintle, Fiona Fidler and Ans Vercammen. Better together: Reliable application of the post-9/11 and post-Iraq US intelligence tradecraft standards requires collective analysisFrontiers in Psychology: Cognition9 (2019): 2634
    7. Alexandru Marcoci. On a dilemma of redistributionDialectica72, no. 3 (2018): 453-460

Articles in books and conference proceedings:

      1. Gregg Willcox, Louis Rosenberg, Mark Burgman and Alexandru Marcoci. Prioritizing Policy Objectives in Polarized Societies using Artificial Swarm Intelligence. Forthcoming in the Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management (CogSIMA)  
      2. Alexandru Marcoci and James Nguyen. Scientific rationality by degrees. In M. Massimi, J.W. Romeijn, and G. Schurz (Eds.), EPSA15 Selected Papers. European Studies in Philosophy of Science, Vol. 5(Cham: Springer, 2017), 321-333

Non-peer reviewed articles:

    1. Diana Popescu and Alexandru Marcoci. Coronavirus: allocating ICU beds and ventilators based on age is discriminatory. The Conversation (Apr. 22, 2020)
    2. Luc Bovens and Alexandru Marcoci. Gender-neutral restrooms require new (choice) architectureBehavioural Public Policy Blog(Apr. 17, 2018)
    3. Luc Bovens and Alexandru Marcoci. To those who oppose gender-neutral toilets: they’re better for everybodyThe Guardian(Dec. 1, 2017)
    4. Alexandru Marcoci. Review of Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief, by Michael G. Titelbaum. Economics and Philosophy 31, no. 1 (2015): 194–200