African & Africana

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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
Abimbola, KolaAssociate ProfessorHoward UniversityWashington, DC, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Probability, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of ScienceIfa Literary Corpus, Global Corporate Regulation[B], African
Appiah, Kwame AnthonyProfessorNYUNew York, New York, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Comparative Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Probability, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Social Science, Social and Political Philosophy[B], [LGBTQ], [M], African, Anglo-Ghanaian Origin
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
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
Evans Jr., Daw-Nay R.Assistant Professor of PhilosophyLake Forest CollegeLake Forest, Illinois, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, Continental Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Race[B], [M], African-American
Ferguson II, Stephen CAssociate ProfessorNorth Carolina A & TGreensboro, North Carolina, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Social Science, Social and Political PhilosophyPhilosophy of Sport[M], [B], African-American
Franklin, A. ToddProfessor of PhilosophyHamilton CollegeClinton, New York, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Existentialism, Philosophy of Race, Social and Political PhilosophyCritical Race Theory, Black Consciousness[M], [B], African-American
Frankowski, AlfredAssistant ProfessorNortheastern Illinois UniversityChicago, Illinois, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Existentialism, Hermeneutics, History of Philosophy, Phenomenology, Post-Structuralism, Psychoanalytic Theory, Social and Political Philosophy, Speculative Realism[B], [M], [MR], African-American
Gordon, LewisProfessorUniversity of ConnecticutStorrs, Connecticut, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, Asian (e.g. Chinese, Indian, etc.) Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Ethics, European Philosophy, Existentialism, Hermeneutics, History of Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Metaphysics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Sexuality, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of the Americas, Post-Structuralism, Pragmatism, Psychoanalytic Theory, Social and Political PhilosophyPhilosophy of Existence, Philosophy in Film, Literature, and Music, Philosophy of Culture, Philosophical Anthropology[A], [B], Chinese, Indian, African-American, Caribbean
Greene, NathifaAssistant ProfessorGettysburg CollegeGettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of the Americas, Pragmatism, Social and Political Philosophy[B], [W], Caribbean
Guaraldo, OliviaAssociate ProfessorUniversity of VeronaVerona, ItalyAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political PhilosophyFeminist Political Theory, Hanna Arendt, Judith Butler, Thought of Sexual Difference[W]
Guerrero, AlexanderAssociate ProfessorRutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Child, Family, Parenting, and Reproduction Ethics, Epistemology, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Law, Social and Political Philosophy[M], [L/H], Cuban American
Harris, LeonardProfessorPurdue UniversityWest Lafayette, Indiana, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Continental Philosophy, Ethics, Existentialism, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Social Science, Pragmatism, Social and Political Philosophy[B], African-American
Jean-Marie, VivaldiAssociate ProfessorColumbia University/City University of New YorkNew York City, New York, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Race[M], [B], Caribbean
Jones, RichardNoneNoneLunenburg, Massachusetts, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science[B], African-American, Unvolutarily retired (forcefully with animus)
Kaiser Ortiz, JohnAssistant ProfessorMillersville UniversityMillersville, Pennsylvania, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, American Indian Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Ethics, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Sexuality, Philosophy of the Americas, Pragmatism, Social and Political PhilosophyHuman Rights, Pacifism, Borderlands/Border Theory[L/H], Mexican
King, RodmonAssistant ProfessorHobart and William Smith CollegesGeneva, New York, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, Applied Ethics, Early Modern Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Race[M], [B], African-American
Kirkland, Frank MAssociate ProfessorHunter College & CUNY Graduate CenterNew York, New York USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, European Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Normative Ethics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of ActionKant & Hegel[B], [L/H], [M], African-American, Caribbean
Lewis, DwightGraduate StudentUniversity of South FloridaTampa, Florida, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of RaceFemale Philosophers in Early Modern Europe[B], African-American
Maldonado-Torres, NelsonAssociate ProfessorRutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Ethics, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of the AmericasColoniality and Decoloniality[L/H], [M], Caribbean, Puerto Rico
Miranda, DanaPhD Student**The University of ConnecticutStorrs, Connecticut, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Social and Political PhilosophyPostcolonial Studies, Monumentalization, Arendt[B], [M], African
Muller, LouisePostdocLeiden UniversityLeiden, the NetherlandsAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of ReligionAkan Philosophy[W]
Nagel, MechthildProfessor of PhilosophySUNY CortlandCortland, New York, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race, Pragmatism, Social and Political PhilosophyCriminal Justice Ethics[W], [NC]
Nagl-Docekal, HertaUniversity Professor em.Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria, Austrian Academy of SciencesVienna, Austria19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Ethics, European Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Social Science, Post-Structuralism, Practical Reason, Social and Political PhilosophyPhilosophy of History[W], [NC]
Neal, AnthonyAssistant ProfessorMississippi State UniversityStarkville, Mississippi, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Critical Theory, Philosophy of Religion, Social and Political PhilosophyHoward Thurman, Modern Era of the African American Freedom Struggle (1896-1975)[B], African-American
Nelson, Maldonado-TorresAssociate ProfessorRutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of the Americas, Social and Political PhilosophyDecolonial theorizing[L/H]
Nya, NathalieLecturer of PhilosophyThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park, Pennsylvania, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, European Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Race, Social and Political Philosophy[W], [B], [MR]
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]
Pascoe, JordanAssistant ProfessorManhattan CollegeRiverdale, New York, United StatesAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Philosophy of Race, Social and Political PhilosophyKant, Philosophy of Marriage, Philosophy and Colonialism[W]
Russell, CamishaPost-DocColorado CollegeColorado Springs, Colorado, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Social and Political Philosophy[W], [B], [MR], [LGBTQ], African-American
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
Souffrant, EddyAssociate ProfessorUNC CharlotteCharlotte, North Carolina, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Ethics, Philosophy of Race, Social and Political PhilosophyDevelopment Ethics, Business Ethics[B], [MR], [NC], Caribbean
Stewart, LindseyPost-DocWellesley CollegeWellesley, Massachusetts, United StatesAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Race, Social and Political PhilosophyBlack Feminist Philosophy[B], [W], African-American
Taiwo, FemiGraduate StudentUCLALos Angeles, California, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Critical Theory, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Meta-Ethics, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Race, Pragmatism, Social and Political PhilosophyPhilosophy of Black American Music, Philosophy of Capoeira, Philosophy of Colonized Peoples[M], [B], African
Vest, Jennifer LisaEscaped Associate ProfessorN/ALos Angeles, California, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, American Indian Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of RaceMetaphilosophy[B], [I], [LGBTQ], [MR], [D], [W], African-American, Caribbean
Vizcaino, RafaelGraduate Student**Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Critical Theory, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of the Americas, Social and Political Philosophy[L/H], Mexican
Wade, MauriceProfessorTrinity CollegeHartford, Connecticut, USAAfrican and Africana Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Race, Social and Political PhilosophyFanon[M], [B]
Waithe, Mary EllenProfessorCleveland State UniversityCleveland, Ohio, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, American Indian Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Continental Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, European Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance, Middle Eastern Philosophy, Philosophy of the AmericasHistory of Women Philosophers, History of Non-Western Philosophy[W]
Waters, KristinProfessor of Philosophy at Worcester State University and Resident Scholar at Brandeis UniversityWorcester State University and Brandeis UniversityMassachusetts, USA19th & 20th Century Philosophy, African and Africana Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Critical Theory, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science, Social and Political PhilosophyPolitical Theory, Black Political Philosophy, Maria W. Stewart[W]
Wingo, AjumeAssociate ProfessorUniversity of Colorado, BoulderBoulder, Colorado, USAAesthetics and Philosophy of Art, African and Africana Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, Social and Political PhilosophySocial and Political[B]