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Richard Zach

Pronouns: he/him


Graduate Program Director

Faculty of Arts , Department of Philosophy

Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-3170


Office: SS1249


Educational Background

Diplom-Ingenieur Computational Logic, Vienna University of Technology, 1993

Ph.D. Logic and the Methodology of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2001


Areas of Research

Logic, Philosophy of mathematics, Philosophy of computer science, History of analytic philosophy

Participation in university strategic initiatives


Course number Course title Semester
PHIL 603 Proseminar Fall 2023
PHIL 579/679 Topics in Logic: Modal Logic Winter 2024


  • Professeur invité, Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. 2023
  • Shoenfield Prize, Association for Symbolic Logic. 2022
  • Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 25th Anniversary Prize, Association for Symbolic Logic/Cambridge University Press. 2021
  • Teaching Excellence Award (Honourable Mention), Student Union, University of Calgary. 2021
  • Visiting Professor, McGill University. 2015
  • Annual Fellow, Calgary Institute for the Humanities. 2013
  • Erasmus Mundus Scholar, Technical University Vienna. 2009
  • Visiting Fellow, University of California, Irvine. 2004