Jessica Gorsuch is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. She earned her BA in Philosophy with a minor in Leadership Studies from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her undergraduate research focused on increasing representation for women and minorities in doctoral-level philosophy programs. Ms. Gorsuch is currently pursuing an MA in Liberal Studies at UNCW, where her research focuses exclusively on unearthing and amplifying the contributions of women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups to the larger field of philosophy.