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Noëlle Claire McAfee

Curriculum Vitae

February 2014

 

Department of Philosophy

Emory University

561 S. Kilgo Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322

404.712.7358 (office)

202.531.1185 (cell)

nmcafee@emory.edu

HIGHER EDUCATION

Ph.D., Philosophy, the University of Texas at Austin, 1998

M.A., Philosophy, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

M.A., Public Policy, Duke University, 1987

B.A. with honors, History, the University of Texas at Austin, 1986

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Social and Political Philosophy (especially democratic theory), Feminist Theory, American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy

OTHER AREAS OF INTEREST

History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Literature, Psychoanalytic Theory, Ethics, New Media Theory

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

Professor of Philosophy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2013-

Affiliate of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2010-

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2010-2013

Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2008-2010

Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 2006-2008

Associate Professor of Philosophy, The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, 2003-2007

Research Professor, School of Communication, American University, Washington, D.C., 2006

Scholar in Residence, School of Communication, American University, Washington, D.C., 2005

Allen-Berenson Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, Spring 2004

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1999-2003

Lecturer in Political Theory, Department of Government, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-1999

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Deputy Director, Center for Social Media, School of Communication, American University, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006. Developed the Future of Public Media project funded by the Ford Foundation with the aim of exploring public media in a digital era. Conducted and published research on new directions in public media and convened leaders throughout the field to think through problems, challenges, and opportunities facing the field.

Director, Honors Program, The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, 2004-2005. Oversaw a university-wide honors program that drew on resources throughout the university to prepare an exceptionally talented group of undergraduate students for graduate school and promising careers.

Director, Gender Studies, The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, 2002-2004. Created a strong steering committee of interdisciplinary faculty in the college of arts and humanities to lead a renewed gender studies program. Helped create a faculty fellowship program and a new undergraduate curriculum. Coordinated the university’s involvement in the annual women’s week  in the city of Lowell.

Assistant Director, The National Issues Convention, a deliberative public opinion poll conducted by the University of Texas at Austin and directed by political philosopher James Fishkin and broadcast by PBS, 1995-1996.  Coordinated a complex project involving presidential candidates, the University infrastructure and staff, logistics, press relations, major opinion research organizations, and foundations, all the while tending to making the event a sound research opportunity for democratic theorists.

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, HONORS, AND AWARDS

Member of Workshop on Youth, New Media, and Citizenship, funded by the MacArthur Foundation, School of Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, 2011-2013.

Principal Investigator, Deliberative Democracy Research, Research Contract between Charles F. Kettering Foundation and George Mason University, 2006- 2010. Project included spearheading foundation’s research on media and democracy; participation in the foundation’s international working group and its US-China Dialogue on civil society; coordinating Fanning Fellows program (for international journalists); and editing the Kettering Review.

Joseph P. Healey Endowment Research Grant from the University of Massachusetts Lowell to trauma helps transform political communities, 2002

Philosophy Department Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts Lowell,
2001

Research Fellow, Center for Deliberative Polling, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin, 1997-1998

Graduate Fellow, Duke University, Institute of Policy Sciences and Public Affairs, Durham, North Carolina, 1985-1987

PUBLICATIONS
Books (Authored)

3.  Democracy and the Political Unconscious, Columbia University Press, March 2008.

2.  Julia Kristeva, Routledge, 2003.

2a. Persian translation with Nashr-e-Markaz, 2006.

2b. Korean translation with Reading Books, 2007.

1.  Habermas, Kristeva, and Citizenship, Cornell University Press, 2000.

Book manuscript in progress: Democracy Otherwise
Edited Books and Journal Issues

3. Democratizing Deliberation, with Derek Barker and David McIvor, Kettering Foundation Press, April 2012.

2.  Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Volume 22, Number 4, Special Issue on Feminist Engagements in Democratic Theory, with R. Claire Snyder, Fall 2007.

1.  Standing With the Public: The Humanities and Democratic Practice, edited with James Veninga, Kettering Foundation Press, 1997.

Refereed Journal Articles

7.  “Obama’s Call for a More Perfect Union,” Contemporary Pragmatism, December 2011, Vol. 8(2): 57-67.

6.  “On Democracy’s Epistemic Value” in The Good Society, Fall 2009, Vol. 18(2): 41-47.

5.  “Democracy’s Normativity” in Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 2008, Vol. 22(4): 257-265.

4.  “Two Feminisms” in Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 2005, Vol. 19(2): 140-149.

4a. Subject of the Fall 2007 Symposium on Gender, Race, and Philosophy edited by Robert Gooding-Williams, Sally Haslanger, Ishani Maitra, and Ronald Sundstrom.

3.  “Three Models of Democratic Deliberation” in Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Special Issue on Pragmatism and Deliberative Democracy, 2004, Vol. 18(1): 44-59.

3a. Chinese translation in Theory of Deliberative Democracy: A Reader, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China, 2005.

3b. Reprinted in Public Thought in Foreign Policy, Kettering Foundation, 2005.

3c. Reprinted in Democratizing Deliberation, Kettering Foundation Press, 2011.

2.  “Public Knowledge” in Philosophy and Social Criticism, 2004, Vol. 30(2): 139-157.

1.  “Resisting Essence: Julia Kristeva’s Process Philosophy” in Philosophy Today, Vol. 26 of Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Supplement 2000: 77-83.

Book Chapters and Invited Articles

20. Chapter in volume on youth, new media, and citizenship, eds. Danielle Allen and Jennifer Light, under review with the University of Chicago Press.

19. “Home, Hospitality, and the Cosmopolitan Address,” in Cosmopolitanism and Place, Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2013.

18. “Public Scholarship or How to Assist in the Autopoiesis of Political Communities” in the Higher Education Exchange, Spring 2009.

17. “Beyond Manipulation: Democracy and Media” in Kettering Review, Winter 2009, pp. 8-18.

16. “Feminism and the Political: A Reply to Allen, Bauer, Pratt, and Zerilli,” Symposia on Gender, Race and Philosophy Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall 2007.

15. “The Makings of a Public and the Role of the Academy” in Agent of Democracy, Kettering Foundation Press, 2008.

14.  “Democratic Theory” with R. Claire Snyder in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Vol. 22, Number 4, Fall 2007, pp. vii-x.

13.  “Background Paper: The Political Anthropology of Civil Practices,” with Denis Gilbert, in Collective Decision Making Around the World: Essays on Historical Deliberative Practices, Ileana Marin, ed. Kettering Foundation Press, 2006.

12.  “The Problem of Moral Disagreement and the Necessity of Democratic Politics” in Connections, Summer 2006.

11.  “The Myth of Democracy and the Limits of Deliberation” in Kettering Review, Summer 2006.

10.   “Bearing Witness in the Polis: Arendt, Kristeva, and the Space of Appearance” in Revolt, Affectivity, Collectivity: The Unstable Boundaries of Kristeva’s Polis, Tina Chanter and Ewa Ziarek, eds., State University of New York Press, 2005.

9.  “What makes pubcasting ‘public’ is engagement” with Pat Aufderheide in Current, September 19, 2005, pp. B1, B12, B16.

8.  “…afterthoughts” in Kettering Review, Vol. 22, No.1, Spring 2004, pp. 65-68.

7.  “Getting the Public’s Intelligence” an interview by David Brown in Higher Education Exchange, 2004, pp. 44-54.

6.  “Politics and the Public Sphere” in Kettering Review, Spring 1998, pp. 13-22.

5.  “Ways of Knowing: The Humanities and the Public Sphere” in Standing With the Public: The Humanities and Democratic Practice, Kettering Foundation Press, 1997, pp. 29-50.

4.  “A Deliberate Nation” in Kettering Review, Summer 1994, pp. 8-16.

3.  “In a Public Voice” in Kettering Review, Summer 1994, pp. 56-66.

2.  “Abject Strangers: Towards an Ethics of Respect” in Ethics, Politics, and Difference in Julia Kristeva’s Writings, Kelly Oliver, ed. New York, Routledge, 1993, pp. 116-134.

1.  “Relationship and Power: An Interview with Ernesto Cortes, Jr.” in Kettering Review, Summer 1993, pp. 26-36.

Review Essays

2.  “The Ends of Arendtian Politics” in Hypatia, Vol. 19(4) Fall 2004.

1.  “A philosopher in process: Julia Kristeva and the speaking subject” in Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies. Revue de l’Association Internationale de Sémiotique,132-1/2 (2000): 157-169.

Encyclopedia Articles

2.  “Feminist Political Philosophy” in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, March 2009.

1.  “Postmodernism” in American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia, eds. John Lachs and Robert Talisse. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Book Reviews

9. The Multivoiced Body: Society and Communication in the Age of Diversity by Fred Evans. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Summer 2011. http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/24756-the-multivoiced-body-society-and-communication-in-the-age-of-diversity/

8. Multicultural Odysseys: Navigating the New International Politics of Diversity by Will Kymlicka and Secularism, Religion and Multicultural Citizenship edited by Geoffrey Brahm Levey and Tariq Modood, Perspectives on Politics, 9(2) June 2011.

7. Political Solidarity by Sally J. Scholz; Scales of Justice: Reimagining Political Space in a Globalizing World by Nancy Fraser; and Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference by Brooke A. Ackerly, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Fall 2010.

6. Regulating Aversion: Tolerance in the Age of Identity and Empire by Wendy Brown, Constellations, Volume 15 No. 3.

5.  The Continental Feminism Reader edited by Ann J. Cahill and Jennifer Hansen, Teaching Philosophy, 27:4, December 2004, pp. 377-380.

4.  Love’s Labor: Essays on Women, Equality, and Dependency by Eva Feder Kittay, Metaphilosophy,Vol. 32, No.3, April 2001, pp. 344-350.

3.  Ecstatic Subjects, Utopia, and Recognition: Kristeva, Heidegger, Irigaray by Patricia Huntington, Hypatia, Volume 16 No. 2 Spring 2001, pp. 100-102.

2.  The Orders of Discourse: Philosophy, Social Science, and Politics by John G. Gunnell (Book Note), Ethics: an international journal of social, political and legal philosophy, Volume 110 No. 4 July 2000, p. 882.

1.  Julia Kristeva Interviews edited by Ross Guberman, South Central Review, Winter 1998/99, pp. 89-91.

Reports, Handbooks, Newspaper and Magazine Articles

10.  A Nation of Debtors: How Can We Pay the Bills? a briefing book on the national debt for the National Issues Forums, the Kettering Foundation, with Tony Wharton, September 2011.

9. Insights for the Future of Public Media: A Report from the 2005 Global Voices Summit, Center for Social Media, Washington, DC, 2006.

8.  Local Public Media Engagements, Center for Social Media, Washington, DC, 2006.

7.  “What’s Public About Public Media?” with Pat Aufderheide, Center for Social Media, Washington, DC, 2005.

6.  Making Choices Together: The Power of Public Deliberation, with David Mathews, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, 1997.

5.  Hard Choices: An Introduction to the National Issues Forums for Adult Basic Education, with Robert McKenzie, David Mathews, and Elizabeth Peterson, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, 1991.

4.  Community Politics, with David Mathews, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Alternatives to Community and Educational Development, with David Mathews, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, 1990.

3.  “Movements, Media and the Public Sphere” in Public Media Monitor, Spring 1993.

2.  “Deconstructo-Speak: Jacques Derrida Duels the Worldly Philosophers” in City Paper, Washington, D.C., Jan. 6-12, 1989.

1.  “Bridging the Isthmus” in South, London, England, March 1989.

 

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

Editorial Board Member, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2012-

Advisory Board Member for Feminist Issues, Pluralist’s Guide to Philosophy, 2010-

Series Advisory Board Member, Indiana University Press American Philosophy Series, 2003-

Referee for the following journals: American Political Science Review; Constellations; Hypatia: the journal of feminist philosophy; International Studies in Philosophy; Journal of Civil Society, the Journal of Speculative Philosophy; Philosophia; Political Theory; Society and Space; Transactions of the C.S. Peirce Soceity

Referee for the following publishing houses: Blackwell, Columbia University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Indiana University Press, Routledge, and Rowman & Littlefield

Associate Editor, Kettering Review, a journal of political thought published by the Kettering Foundation, 1991-

PROFESSIONAL PARTICIPATION

American Association of University Professors

  • At-Large Member, Executive Committee, Emory Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, 2012-2014
  • Member, 2011-

American Philosophical Association

  • Member, Committee on the Status and Future of the Profession, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2015
  • Member, Committee on Public Philosophy, July 1, 2005, to June 30, 2008

American Philosophies Forum

  • Advisory Board Member, 2007–

Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST)

  • Founding member
  • Diversity Committee Member, 1999-2001

philoSOPHIA

  • Founding member
  • Executive Committee, 2013-

Public Philosophy Network

  • Co-Director, November 2010-
  • Member, Advisory Committee, 2010-

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

  • Member and Co-Facilitator, Ad Hoc Committee on SPEP Governance, 2011-2012
  • Panel Moderator 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011
  • Chair (beginning 2006) and Member, Advocacy Committee, 2005-2008
  • Book Selection Committee Member, 2002-2005
  • Respondent, 2002, 2008

Society of Women in Philosophy, Eastern Division

  • Member (and chair during the first year), Committee to select the Distinguished Woman Philosopher of the Year, 2004-2006
  • Program Committee Member, 2002

Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, member

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED

13. Co-chair, 2015 meeting of philoSOPHIA, Emory Universtiy, May 14-16, 2015.

12. Steering Committee Member, Imagining America Annual Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, September 2014.

11. Chair, Advancing Public Philosophy, Second Conference of the Public Philosophy Network, Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA, March 14-16, 2013

10. Co-Chair, Advancing Publicly Engaged Philosophy, the Public Philosophy Network, Washington, DC, Oct. 6-8. 2011

9.  Convener and Co-Moderator, Deliberative Theory Workshop, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, November 16, 2010

8.  Convener and Chair, Workshop on Media and Democracy, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, November 10-11, 2008

7.  Organizer and Co-Chair, Beyond the Academy: Engaging Public Life, Arlington, VA, June 10-11, 2008

6.  Convener and Chair, Workshop on Media and Democracy, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, October 23-24, 2007

5.  Convener and Chair, Convening on Public Accountability in Public Media, Center for Social Media, American University, Washington, DC, February 16-17, 2006

4.  Convener and Chair, Convening on Digital Media and the Public Sphere, Center for Social Media, American University and the Kettering Foundation, Washington, DC, January 12-13, 2006

3.  Convener, Conference in honor of Louis Mackey, the University of Texas at Austin, September 2005

2.  Convener and Chair, Workshop on Public Media, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, October 25-26, 2005

1. Assistant Director, National Issues Convention, Austin, Texas, January 1996

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

2. “The Interiorization of Mortality: the Unconscious and Kristeva’s Death Drive,” Kristeva Circle, Inaugural Meeting, Siena College, Loudonville, New York, October 12-13, 2012.

1. “Home, Hospitality, and the Cosmopolitan Address,” Allegheny College Conference on Global Citizenship, March 11-12, 2011, Meadville, PA.

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

49. “Deliberative Inclinations: Feminist Contributions to Democratic Theory,” Colby College, March 4, 2014.

48. “Social Movements and Deliberative Bodies: Countering Neoliberalism’s Antipolitics,” Spelman College, February 12, 2014.

47.  Critic, Author Meets Critics’ session on Enrique Dussel’s (newly translated) book, Ethics of Liberation (Duke University Press, 2012), American Philosophic Association Eastern Division Meeting, Dec. 27-30, 2013, Baltimore, MD.

46.  “The Affective Dimensions of Public Will-formation,” Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Nov. 8, 2013.

45.  Critic, Author Meets Critics: Colin Koopman’s Pragmatism as Transition and Genealogy as Critique. Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy panel at the Pacific Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, CA, March 30, 2013.

44. “The Interiorization of Mortality: the Unconscious and Kristeva’s Death Drive,” joint session of the Society for the Philosophy of Creativity and the Kristeva Circle, American Philosophical Association’s eastern division meeting, December 2012.

43. “The Cosmopolitan Address,” University of Colorado Denver, March 12, 2012.

42.  “Political Imaginaries: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent,” Philosophy Colloquium, Department of Philosophy, Emory University, September 15, 2011.

41. “The Performative Ethics of the Multivoiced Body,” Book Session on Fred Evans’ The Multivoiced Body: society and communication in the age of diversity, 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Montreal, Canada, November 4-7, 2010.

40.  Panelist for “Practicing Public Philosophy:  Reflection and Dialogue, Parts I and II,” Committee on Public Philosophy’s session at the American Philosophy Association, Pacific Division, 2010.

39.  Presenter at Author Meets Critic Session on Judith Green’s Philosophy and Social Hope, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Group meeting with the American Philosophy Association, Pacific Division, 2010.

38. “Deliberation, Choice, and the Work of Mourning,” Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs, Group meeting with the American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Chicago, IL, 2010.

37. “Obama’s Pragmatism,” Plenary I Panelist, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, 2010.

36. Presenter at Author Meets Critic Session on Larry Hickman’s Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, 2010.

35. “Mobilizing versus Organizing in a Web 2.0 World: On Using the Internet to Create More Participatory Politics,” Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs, Group meeting with the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, New York, NY, December 29, 2009.

34. “Democracy and the Political Unconscious” (Book Session), 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Arlington, VA, October 29-31, 2009.

33.  Roundtable Discussion on Habermas and Pragmatism, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Group meeting with the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Arlington, VA, October 29, 2009.

32.  Public Lecture on Terror, Trauma, and Democracy and Seminar on the Political Work of Deliberation for the Working Group in Cultural Difference and Democracy, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, February 5-6, 2009.

31. “Terror, Trauma, and Democracy,” Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Arlington, VA, October 28, 2008.

30. “The Political Work of Deliberation,” Group Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 16, 2008.

29.  “William James and the Project of Cultivating Sensitivity,” Annual Meeting of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association, Chicago, IL, April 17, 2008.

28.  “The Limits of Liberalism: A Reading of Talisse’s ‘Farewell to Deweyan Democracy’,” Annual Meeting of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association, Baltimore, MD, December 29, 2007.

27.  “The Political Unconscious, Sublimation, and the Public Sphere,” Pennsylvania State University Philosophy Department Colloquium, State College, Penn., October 26, 2007.

26.  “The Role of the Media in U.S. Civil Society,” presentation to the U.S-China Sustained Dialogue Meeting, sponsored by the Kettering Foundation with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Washington, DC, September 24-2, 2007.

25.  “Notes from a Public Philosopher,” Public Scholarship and Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines, Sponsored Session:  APA Committee on Public Philosophy, Central Division of the American Philosophical Association, Chicago, April 18-21, 2007.

24.  “The Repetition Compulsion or the Endless War on Terror,” the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, School of Public Policy, the University of Maryland, College Park, March 8, 2007.

23.  “Detaining Terrorists, Normalizing Torture, and the ‘Calamity of the Rightless’,” Conference On Truth, Lies, Politics, and Media—in Dialogue with Hannah Arendt, Goethe Institute, Washington, DC, November 29, 2006.

22.  “Targeting the Public Sphere: Speech, Brutality, and the Civic / Psychoanalytic Dimensions of a Sociosymbolic World,” Philosophy Department Colloquium, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, November 16, 2006.

21.  “Civil Society and Emerging Democratic Practices,” U.S.-China Sustained Dialogue meeting with members of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Washington, DC, November 14, 2006.

20.  “Freedom and Deliberative Politics: Zerilli’s Feminism and the Abyss of Freedom,” 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Philadelphia, PA, October 12, 2006.

19.  “Two Feminisms,” Middle Tennessee State University, April 7, 2006.

18.  “Ingram and Democracy, Reading David Ingram’s Rights, Democracy, and Fulfillment in the Era of Identity Politics,” 44th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Salt Lake City, Utah, October 20-22, 2005.

17.  “Sublimation and the Semiotic Public Sphere,” Seminar in the Human Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., September 16, 2005.

16.  “Two Feminisms,” the New York Pragmatism Forum, Fordham University, New York City, April 1, 2005.

15.  “Terror and Talk: The Public Sphere as a Discursive Space,” Colloquium of the Graduate Program in Painting, Boston University, October 19, 2004.

14.  “Pluralism and Deliberation,” Faculty Development Seminar on Absolutism, Relativism, and Pluralism: Contested International Values and Moral Reasoning, Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs, Vanderbilt University, June 5-10, 2004.

13.  “Three Models of Democratic Deliberation,” Workshop on Deliberative Democracy:  Principles and Cases, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland, May 13-14, 2003.

12.  “What’s Feminist about Democratic Theory?” Brandeis University, Department of Philosophy with the Program in Women’s Studies, Waltham, Massachusetts, October 16, 2003.

11.  “Educating for Public Knowledge,” Perspective & Vision Consortium, Graduate School of Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell, November 20, 2002.

10.  “Diversity in Religions: Blessing or Bane?” Respondent to a paper presented by Swami Tyagananda, Associate Minister of the Vedanta Society in Boston, University of Massachusetts Lowell, May 8, 2002.

9.  “Dewey and the Public Sphere: Educating for Deliberative Democracy,” Perspective & Vision Consortium, Graduate School of Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell, March 6, 2002.

8.  “Bearing Witness in the Polis: Arendt, Kristeva, and the Space of Appearance,” Women, Gender, and Philosophy Colloquium, convened by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Philosophy and Linguistics, November 8, 2001.

7.  “Documenting Difference,” with Susan Gallagher, Seventh Diversity Symposium, Diversity as a Catalyst for Educational Change, University of Massachusetts Lowell, October 2, 2001.

6.  “Kristeva’s Subject in Process,” Colloquium of the Philosophy Department, Stony Brook University, November 17, 1999.

5.  “Deliberative Inclinations: Feminist Contributions to Democratic Theory,” Philosophy Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, January 1999.

4.  “Beyond Hegemony: Towards a New Feminist Political Imaginary,” Philosophy Department, West Virginia University, February 9, 1998.

3.  “Theorizing Feminist Politics,” Philosophy Department, Loyola University, Chicago, February 2, 1998.

2.  “Another False Exit: Habermas and the Wake of Metaphysics,” Philosophy Department, DePaul University, Chicago, January 29, 1997.

1.  “The Citizen and the City: Greek and Modern Conceptions of Subjectivity and Politics,” Graduate Colloquia, University of Texas, October 1995.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

27. “For Love of the World: Kristeva’s and Arendt’s Liberatory (but Not-Quite-Feminist) Cosmopolitanisms,” Kristeva Circle, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, March 28-30, 2014.

26. “Between the Couch and the Polis: Becoming a Who in Arendt and Kristeva,” philoSOPHIA 2013, Alberta, Canada, May 2-5, 2013.

25. “To Be Free With a Vengeance: Thinking, Judgment, and Politics without Banisters,” American Philosophies Forum, Emory University, April 3-6, 2013.

24. “Political Imaginaries: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent,” 51st Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Rochester, NY, November 2, 2012.

23. “Political Imaginaries and Social Change,” meeting of the American Philosophies Forum, Penn State University, April 2012.

22. “Home, Hospitality, and the Cosmopolitan Address,” meeting of the American Philosophies Forum, Madrid, Spain, June 2-4, 2011.

21. “Politics in the Performative: A New Direction in Feminist Political Philosophy,” Annual Meeting of philoSOPHIA, John Jay/Fordham, New York, NY, May 27-29, 2009.

20. “Beyond Manipulation: Democracy and Media,” American Philosophies Forum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2009.

19.  “Neither Agonism nor Liberalism: Pragmatism, Democracy, and Ressentiment,” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Organized session on Philosophy and Ressentiment with John Stuhr and Vincent Colapietro, Columbia, South Carolina, March 9, 2007.

18.  “The Public Square as Discursive Space,” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, San Antonio, Texas, March 9, 2006.

17.  “Thinking Pragmatically about Feminism and Politics,” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Bakersfield, California, Spring 2005.

16.  “Becoming Subject: Kant and Levinas on the Moral Law,” 43d Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Memphis, Tennessee, October 2004.

15.  “From Solitude to Response: A Levinasian Encounter with Kant,” Rock Center for Ethics, Pennsylvania State University, March 26-28, 2004.

14.  “Otherwise than Agonism: Feminist Theory and Democratic Politics,” Society for Women in Philosophy Spring Meeting, Eastern Division, Pennsylvania State University, March 25, 2004.

13.  “The Humanities and Democracy in a Time of Positivism,” Literature, Communication, and Democracy Symposium, The University of Massachusetts Lowell (hosted by Amherst and Lowell), April 2, 2003.

12.  “Public Knowledge,” 2003 Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Denver, Colorado, March 27-29, 2003, and at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Denver, Colorado, March 13-15, 2003.

11.  “Testimonies in the Public Sphere: On the Truth and Reconciliation Process,” Sixth Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Cardoza Law School, New York, NY, March 7-9, 2003.

10.  “Resisting Essence: Julia Kristeva’s Process Philosophy,” 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, State College, Pennsylvania, October 2000.

9.  “Heretical Discourse: Feminist Deliberative Theory,” Gendering Ethics/The Ethics of Gender Conference, The University of Leeds, England,  June 2000.

8.  “Finitude and Community: Public Deliberation as Leaning Toward Others,” 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Organized Session on Spirituality, Transcendence, and Community with John Lysaker, John Stuhr, and Michael Sullivan; Eugene, Oregon, February 1999.

7.  “From the Agon to the Forum: Difference and Deliberative Politics,” 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Denver, Colorado, October 1998.

6.  “Civil Society and the City,” 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Organized Session with Sharon Meagher and Ellen Feder; Lexington, Kentucky, October 1997.

5.  “Community Contra Essence: Jean-Luc Nancy and the Inclinations of Deliberative Democracy,” The International Association for Philosophy and Literature 21st Annual Conference, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, May 6-19, 1997.

4.  “Modes of Subjectivity and Political Agency: An Encounter Between Kristeva and Fraser,” Society for Women in Philosophy, Eastern Division, Spring Conference 1997, Trinity College, Washington, D.C., April 4-6, 1997.

3.  “On Using Theory: Fraser’s Reading of Post-Structuralist Theories of Subjectivity,” Second Annual Gender Studies Conference, University of Texas, April 28, 1995.

2.  “Sexual Difference and Ontological Difference: Reading Jacques Derrida and Luce Irigaray,” Graduate Conference on Gender Studies, University of Texas, April 1-2, 1994.

1.  “Re-Examining McCluhan: The Prospect of Technology for Social Transformation,” with Craig Hanks, Popular Culture Association Conference, New Orleans, 1987.

CONSULTING AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL WORK

Consultant to the Kettering Foundation, serving as a writer, editor, and advisor to the Foundation with respect to its research in political philosophy, civil society, and deliberative democracy, 1988-

Research Team Member, Project on Deliberative Democracy for the Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 2005-2006

Research Team Member, National Issues Convention: We the People, Philadelphia, PA, January 10-12, 2003

Advisor, Online National Issues Convention, a deliberative public opinion poll conducted by the Stanford University Department of Communications, the Center for Deliberative Polling, and MacNeil-Lehrer Productions’ Online Newshour, November 2002 to January 2003

Public Television Guest Host, Austin At Issue, KLRU-TV (PBS affiliate), 1997-1999. Interviews conducted with MacArthur “genius grant” recipient Ernesto Cortés, Jr;  philosopher Richard Rorty; and LBJ School of Public Affairs dean, Edwin Dorn.

Board Member, Public Deliberation ’96, an organization of journalists, educators, and foundation officials that met in Washington, D.C. during the Presidential campaign to work on making the electoral process public and deliberative, 1995-1996

Board Member, National Writers United Service Organization, 1995-1997

President, Council for Public Media, Austin, Texas, 1991-1995

Vice President At Large, National Executive Board of the National Writers Union, 1990-1991

Chairperson, National Writers Union, Washington, D.C. Local, 1988-1989

Field Organizer and Writer, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch, Washington, D.C., 1987-1988

Intern, The Advocacy Institute, Washington, D.C., 1986

GRADUATE PH.D. COMMITTEES

Karen McCarthy, Philosophy, in progress, Director.

Stephanie Rodgers, Philosophy, Emory University, in progress.

Maximillian Levenson, Philosophy, Emory University, in progress.

Mark Fagiano, Philosophy, Emory University, 2012.

Zachary VanderVeen, Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, External Reader, Defended Spring 2008.

UNDERGRADUATE THESIS COMMITTEES

Director, Hannah Williams, Philosophy, Emory University, in progress.

Reader, Erin Collins, Philosophy, Emory University, 2012.

DIRECTED READINGS

Osman Nemlii, Utopia and Critical Theory, Spring 2013, Emory University.

Maximillian Levenson, Between Facts and Norms, Spring 2011, Emory University.

Samuel Timme, Cosmopolitanism and 20th Century Philosophy, Spring 2011, Emory University.

Katherine Schweitzer, Cosmopolitanism and 20th Century Philosophy, Fall 2010, Emory University.

COURSES TAUGHT

Emory University, 2010-present:

Undergraduate: Nature, Environment, and Sustainability (Spring 2013); Philosophy and the City (Spring 2013); Introduction to Feminist Philosophy (Fall 2012); Contemporary Moral Issues (Fall 2010); Social & Political Philosophy (Spring 2011, Spring 2012); Senior Seminar on Democratic Theory (Spring 2011); 19th & 20th Century Philosophy (Spring 2012 and Fall 2013); Freshman Seminar (Spring 2012)

Graduate: Professional Development for first year grad students (Fall 2013); Pedagogy for second year graduate students (Fall 2013); Hannah Arendt (Fall 2012); Contemporary Feminist Philosophy (Spring 2011); Philosophy & Psychoanalysis (Fall 2011)

George Mason University, 2006-2009:

Undergraduate: Contemporary Ethical Theory; Contemporary Western Political Theory; Gender & Moral Philosophy; Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Pragmatism

Graduate: Democratic Theory and Post-Conflict Democratization; History of Ethical Thought; Ethics in a Postmodern World;

University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1999-2005:

Justice, Trauma, and War; Honors Workshop; Gender & Moral Philosophy; Introduction to Ethics; Introduction to Philosophy; Theories of Justice; Introduction to Political Philosophy; Continental Ethics; Feminist Theory and Politics; Critical Theory of Society: What is Enlightenment?

Brandeis University, Spring 2004:

Gender and Moral Philosophy; Continental Philosophy: The Tradition and Feminist Engagements

University of Texas at Austin, 1998-1999:

Deliberative Democracy; Theories of Political Community

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE (not including administrative appointments)

Emory University

Colloquia Coördinator, Department of Philosophy, 2013-2014

Acting Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Philosophy, Fall 2012

Rhetoric & Critical Theory Reading Group, member and organizer, Emory College, Spring 2012—

Admissions & Scholarships Committee, Emory College, Spring 2012

Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Philosophy, 2012-2013

Faculty Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 2011-2012

Humanities Faculty Liaison to the Office of Undergraduate Education, 2011-

Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Philosophy, 2011-2013

PACE Advisor and Faculty Liaison, Fall 2011-2013

Colloquium Committee, Department of Philosophy, 2010-2013 (Chair during 2012-2013)

George Mason University

Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum team member, Department of Philosophy, 2007-2008.

Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Philosophy, Fall 2006.

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Faculty Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 2004-2005

Advisory Committee Member, Initiative on Experimental Educational Designs, 2004-2005

Faculty Board Member, WJUL Sunrise Editorial Board, 2003-2005

Philosophy Department Liaison to the University of Massachusetts Libraries, 2001-2005

Faculty Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, 2000-2001

Undergraduate Studies Committee Member, 1999-2005

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Neighborhood Organizer, Druid Hills Civic Association, 2012-

Volunteer, Druid Hills Middle School Chess Club, 2011-2012

Chair, Hollin Hills House & Garden Tour Committee, Alexandria, VA, 2008 and 2010Board Member, Hollin Hills Pool, Alexandria, VA, 2008-2010

Coordinator, Stratford Landing Elementary School Chess Club, Alexandria, VA, 2006-200

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