Philosophy of Disability

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* = Highest Degree is M.A.
** = Highest Degree is B.A.

Asian = [A]
Black = [B]
Person with a Disability = [D]
Indigenous/Native = [I]
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer = [LGBTQ]
Latina/o/Hispanic = [L/H]
Man = [M]
Middle Eastern/North African = [MENA]
Multi-Racial = [MR]
Not a Citizen of an Anglophone Country = [NC]
Other Non-White Self-Identification = [O]
Other gender = [OG]
Other Non-White Race = [OR]
Pacific Islander = [P]
Woman = [W]

Any information appearing after the abbreviations in an entry is further information specified by the philosopher herself or himself.

NamePositionAffiliated InstitutionLocationAreas of SpecializationSpecific Research InterestsSelf-Identification
Aufrecht, MonicaAdjunct ProfessorSeattle Central CollegeSeattle, Washington, USAEnvironmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of ScienceKuhn, Climate Change Ethics[W], [LGBTQ]
Barclay, LindaSenior LecturerMonash UniversityMelbourne, AustraliaApplied Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political Philosophy[W]
Barnes, ElizabethAssociate ProfessorUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesville, Virginia, USAApplied Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Gender[D], [W]
Becker, Lawrence C.Kenan Professor of Philosophy EmeritusCollege of William & MaryWilliamsburg, Virginia, USAAncient Greek and Roman, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political Philosophy[D]
Boddington, PaulaLecturerHertford College, Oxford UniversityOxford, UKApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Epistemology, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Mind[W]
Burke, Teresa BlankmeyerAssistant ProfessorGallaudet UniversityWashington, DC, USAApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability[MENA], [MR], [D], [W], Deaf
Chow, JoelGraduate StudentUniversity of ArizonaTucson, Arizona, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Arabic Philosophy, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Decision, Game, and Rational Choice Theory, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Science, Practical Reason, Pragmatism, Psychoanalytic Theory, Social and Political PhilosophySocial and Political Philosophy[A], [I], [M], [O], Chinese, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
Cureton, AdamAssistant Professor*University of TennesseeKnoxville, Tennessee, USAApplied Ethics, Ethics, History of Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political Philosophy[D], [MR], Jamaican, Dutch, Cuban Canadian
Dinishak, JanetteAssistant ProfessorUniversity of California, Santa CruzSanta Cruz, California, USAHistory of Philosophy, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science[W]
Doorn, NeelkeAssociate ProfessorTechnical University DelftDelft, NetherlandsApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Decision, Game, and Rational Choice Theory, Environmental Philosophy, Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Probability, Social and Political PhilosophyWater Ethics, Climate Ethics[W], [LGBTQ]
Epp, JenniferGraduate Student and LecturerWestern University (formerly University of Western Ontario)London, Ontario, CanadaChild, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Epistemology, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Sexuality[LGBTQ], [W], Farming Family, Mennonite, Learning Disability
Etieyibo, EdwinAssistant ProfessorUniversity of the WitwatersrandJohannesburg, South AfricaAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Early Modern Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Epistemology, Ethics, History of Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Education, Social and Political Philosophy[M], [B], African
Francis, LeslieDistinguished ProfessorUniversity of UtahSalt Lake City, Utah, USAApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Medicine, Social and Political PhilosophyPrivacy, Issues in Bioethics and Health Law, Disability and Justice, Philosophy of Law[W]
Fritsch, KellyPostdoctoral FellowUniversity of TorontoToronto, Ontario, CanadaBioethics/Medical Ethics, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Medicine, Post-Structuralism, Social and Political Philosophy[D], [W]
George, SamuelCurrently disabledLast teaching position was at Midlands Technical CollegeColumbia, South Carolina, USAApplied Ethics, Epistemology, Ethics, GRIDS+, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of SexualityEpistemology of Religion, Inductive Logic, Aesthetics[LGBTQ], [M], [D], Cis-gender gay male (bear community), Ordained Methodist minister, white with no specific ethnic identity
Goering, SaraAssociate ProfessorUniversity of Washington, SeattleSeattle, Washington, United StatesApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of MedicinePhilosophy for Children[W]
Hall, MelindaAssistant ProfessorStetson UniversityDeLand, Florida, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Continental Philosophy, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political Philosophy[W]
Hawkins, JenniferAssociate Research ProfessorDuke UniversityDurham, North Carolina, USAApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Practical ReasonWell-Being[W]
Hens, KristienPost-DocUniversity of LeuvenLeuven, BelgiumApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of NeuroscienceNeurodiversity, Autism, ADHD, Reproductive Medicine, Prenatal Screening, Embryo Screening, Epigenetics[W]
Howard, DanaPost-DocOhio State UniversityColumbus, Ohio, USAApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Gender, Practical Reason, Social and Political Philosophy[W], [L/H]
James, ChristineProfessorValdosta State UniversityValdosta, Georgia, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Comparative Philosophy, Critical Theory, Environmental Philosophy, Epistemology, Ethics, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science, Practical Reason, Pragmatism, Social and Political PhilosophyScience and Law, Data Science, Objectivity, Biosemiotics, Ecocriticism, Philosophy and Literature[W]
Kittay, EvaDistinguished Professor of PhilosophyStony Brook UniversityNew York, New York, USAApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Gender, Social and Political PhilosophyMetaphor, Feminist Philosophy, Feminist Ethics, Disability, especially Cognitive Disability[W]
Matthews, BethGraduate Student, Broadcaster of Radical Philosophy Radio Program3CR Community RadioMelbourne, AustraliaChild, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of GenderWomen in Philosophy[LGBTQ], [D], [W]
Mills, CatherineAssociate ProfessorMonash UniversityMelbourne, Victoria, AustraliaBioethics/Medical Ethics/, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Ethics, European Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Gender, Post-StructuralismReproductive Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Biopolitics[W]
Moore, NathanGraduate Student (PhD)**Western UniversityLondon, Ontario, CanadaMetaphysics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Science[M], [D]
Mora-Moreno, EmanuelGraduate and Professional Student **YaleNew Haven, Connecticut, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African American Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Comparative Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Decision, Game, and Rational Choice Theory, Early Modern Philosophy, Epistemology, Ethics, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Indigenous Philosophy, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Medieval and Renaissance, Meta-Ethics, Metaphysics, Middle Eastern Philosophy, Normative Ethics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of Probability, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Sexuality, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of the Americas, Practical Reason, Pragmatism, Psychoanalytic Theory, Social and Political PhilosophySpinoza, Philosophy of Language (Semantics, Pragmatics), Seneca, Hume, Wittgenstein, Modality, Modal Logic/Metaphysics/Epistemology, Borges, Scotus, Kant, Rorty/Brandom, Plato/Aristotle/Leibniz/ Hegel[OG], [B], [I], [L/H], [MR], [OR], [D], [LGBTQ], [NC], Transgender, PanPlatonic, African, African-American, Caribbean, South American, Basque
Nussbaum, Martha C.Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor, Law School and Philosophy DepartmentUniversity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois, USAAncient Greek and Roman, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Sexuality, Social and Political Philosophy[W]
Parker, EmilyAssistant Professor of PhilosophyTowson UniversityBaltimore, Maryland, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sexuality, Social and Political PhilosophyPhilosophies of Difference, Ecological Political Theories[OG]
Picciuto, ElizabethAdjunct ProfessorThe University of Maryland Baltimore CountyBaltimore, Maryland, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology[W]
Robeyns, IngridProfessorUtrecht UniversityUtrecht, The NetherlandsApplied Ethics, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political PhilosophyEconomics Ethics, Theories of Justice[W], [NC]
Scott, DamionLecturer*The City College of New York, CUNY and Stony Brook UniversityNew York, New York, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, European Philosophy, Existentialism, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Social Science, Post-Structuralism, Pragmatism, Social and Political Philosophy, Speculative RealismHistory of Ontology, Comparative Ontology, Naturalism, Subject Realism, Speculative Realism and Irrealism, Personal Difference, Ontology of Electronic Music and Digital Art, Phenomenology and Conceptual Analysis of Art Arising Out of Oppression, Aesthetics of Science and Technology, Philosophical Methodology, Trans-humanism, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Peirce, Alain Locke, Watsuji Tetsuro, Fanon, El-Shabbazz (Malcolm X), Deleuze, Sartre, Goodman, Quine, Strawson (father and son), Lewis Gordon, Thomas Nagel, Brandom[B], [OR], [D], African, African-American, Caribbean, Other
Shildrick, Margrit(Full) Professor of Gender and Knowledge Production**Linkoping University; York University, TorontoLinkoping, Sweden; Toronto, CanadaBioethics/Medical Ethics//, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Post-Structuralism[LGBTQ], [L/H] [W], Mexican
Silvers, AnitaProfessor and ChairSan Francisco State UniversitySan Francisco, California, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Medicine, Social and Political Philosophy[W], [D]
Stanlick, NancyAssociate Professor and Assistant DeanUniversity of Central FloridaOrlando, Florida, USAApplied Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy, Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Practical Reason, Pragmatism, Social and Political PhilosophyAmerican Philosophy[W], [D]
St. Pierre, JoshuaGraduate Student (PhD)*University of AlbertaEdmonton, Alberta, CanadaContemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political Philosophy[M], [D]
Stramondo, JosephAssistant ProfessorSan Diego State UniversitySan Diego, California, USAApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Medicine, Social and Political Philosophy[D]
Tillman, JenniferGraduate Student, Adjunct Instructor *University at Albany (SUNY)Albany, New York, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Ethics, GRIDS+, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political PhilosophyRawls, Political Philosophy, Disability Studies, Mental Health, Kant[W], [B], [MR], African-American
Tremain, ShelleyLecturerUniversity of Toronto/OISEToronto, Ontario, Canada19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Post-Structuralism, Social and Political PhilosophyFeminist Philosophy of Disability, Foucault[D], [LGBTQ], [W], Working-Class Background, First-Generation College Student
Tubig, PaulGraduate StudentUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, Washington, USAApplied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political PhilosophyGlobal Justice, Political Bioethics[A], [M], Filipino
Warren, KaceyLecturerUniversity of ColoradoBoulder, Colorado, USAFeminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability, Social and Political Philosophy[W]
Waters, J.D., Ph.D., Anne SchulherrEditorState University of New York PressLos Angeles, California, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, American Indian Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics/, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Early Modern Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Epistemology, Ethics, European Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Hermeneutics, Indigenous Philosophy, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Meta-Ethics, Metaphysics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Sexuality, Philosophy of the Americas, Pragmatism, Social and Political PhilosophyNative American Philosophy[W], [I], [D], [LGBTQ], Seminole
Wendell, SusanProfessor EmeritaSimon Fraser UniversityBurnaby, British Columbia, CanadaApplied Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disability[W], [D]
Zebrowski, RobinAssociate Professor of Cognitive ScienceBeloit CollegeBeloit, Wisconsin, USABioethics/Medical Ethics/, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Computing, Information, and Technology, Philosophy of Disability, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience, Philosophy of PsychologyArtificial Intelligence, Robotics, Embodied Cognition, Extended Cognition, Extended Mind, Cyborg Studies[W]