Teaching

My courses combine contemporary social and political philosophy with their historical roots in the 19th and 20th centuries. I have a long-term project of developing syllabi on non-canonical political philosophy, in particular from 20th century working-class, gender, and anti-colonial liberation movements. I explore with students how some of the most valuable philosophy has been excluded from the canon because of appearing in forms not traditionally recognized by academic philosophers. I also aim to help students situate their own experiences in collective history that isn’t always addressed, in particular the histories of colonialism and labor.

Teaching Experience

As sole instructor:

  • 19th Century European Social and Political Philosophy
  • 20th Century Marxism, Feminism, and Anti-Colonialism – Advanced Level
  • 20th Century Marxism, Feminism, and Anti-Colonialism – Introductory Level

As TA:

  • Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason (Prof. Béatrice Longuenesse)
  • Ethics and Society (Prof. Daniel Viehoff)
  • 20th Century Continental Philosophy (Prof. John Richardson)
  • Normative Ethics and Metaethics (Prof. Sam Scheffler)
  • Great Works in Philosophy (Prof. John Richardson)

As TA for the Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP):

  • World Literature (Prof. Brigitte Fielder)
  • American Indian Studies (Prof. Catherine Koehler)
  • Prison Literature (Prof. Reeve Parker)

Syllabi and Resources

Syllabi

19th Century European Social and Political Philosophy

20th Century Marxism, Feminism, and Anti-Colonialism

Introduction to Political Philosophy

November 1, 1954: Algeria’s Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) launches its national liberation struggle amidst French defeats in Vietnam.

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