Laurencia Sáenz is a Philosophy Lecturer at the School of Philosophy of the University of Costa Rica.

She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Birkbeck College, University of London, in July 2019.

She works on moral and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, critical philosophy of race, and philosophy of emotions.

She is the author of the book Instrumentos de Poder. El rol de las emociones en la opresión (2021, EUNED-Editorial Costa Rica).

In 2024 she will take up a two year Marie-Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Bologna, where she will develop her research project TEARS (The Emotional Aspects of Resistance and Solidarity).

In her spare hours, she draws @dibujoschuecos.