Maria Baghramian is a professor of philosophy at the University College Dublin (UCD). Her main research areas are philosophy of language, relativism and rationality, 20th-century American Philosophy (Putnam, Davidson, Rorty, Quine), pragmatism, philosophy of mind, Cognitive Science. Her research and publications primarily focus on discussions of objectivity, relativism and pluralism as solutions to the intractable diversity of beliefs and values, and on contemporary American Philosophy, particularly as it relates to the work of Quine, Davidson, Putnam and Rorty. She was elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2010. Since 2003 she has been the Chief Editor of the International Journal of Philosophical Studies (IJPS). Baghramian is the founder and the president of the Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) – Ireland (2010) and of Aporo: Irish Network of Philosophical Research.