- University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Ph.D. in Philosophy, September, 1989.
- Middlebury College. B.A. in English and French, Phi Beta Kappa, cum laude, with high honors in English, in 1978.
- Gender, Identity and the Production of Meaning. Advisor: Ann Ferguson.
Areas of Specialization
- Feminist Theory, Continental Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy
- Swarthmore College, Assistant Professor, 1992-1998; Associate Professor 1998-2004; Associate Professor and Acting Chair 2001-2002; Associate Professor 2002-2004; Associate Professor and Acting Chair 2005
- Introduction to Philosophy: Truth & Desire; Philosophical Approaches to the Question of Woman; Existentialism; Seminar on Existentialism, Phenomenology, and Poststructuralism; Seminar on Feminist Theory; Theorizing Otherwise: French Women Philosophers and Their Literary Texts; Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud; Poststructuralism; First Year Seminar: Modernity/Postmodernity?
- Rollins College, Assistant Professor, 1990-1992:
- Ethics, Philosophy of the Arts, Feminist Theory, Visions of the Self, Existentialism, Philosophy and Women, History of Modern Philosophy, Hegel, Postmodernism and the Status of Philosophy, The Ascent of Man? (team-taught humanities course).
- Rollins College, Visiting Assistant Professor, 1989-1990:
- Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Business Ethics, Philosophy and Women, Philosophy of Law.
- "Poststructrualist Feminism", invited paper for Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy, edited by Linda Alcoff and Eva Kittay (Malvern, MA: Blackwell Publishers).
- "Ahab and Becoming-Whale: The Nomadic Subject in Smooth Space, invited paper inDeleuze and Space, edited by Ian Buchanan and Gregg Lambert, (Edinburg: Edinburgh University Press, 2005)
- Seven invited entries for The Deleuze Dictionary, edited by Adrian Parr, (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005)
- Schizoanalysis, invited entry in Glossalalia: An Alphabet of Critical Keywords, edited by Julian Wolfreys (New York: Routledge, 2003).
- Living in a Time Out of Joint, in Between Deleuze and Derrida, edited by Paul Patton and John Protevi (London: Continuum Press, 2003).
- Oedipus and the Anoedipal Transsexual, in Between the Psyche and the Social, edited by Kelly Oliver and Steve Edwin (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2002).
- "Becoming-imperceptible as a Mode of Self-Presentation: A Feminist Model Drawn from a Deleuzian Line of Flight," in Resistance, Flight, Creation: Feminist Enactments of French Philosophy, ed., Dorothea Olkowski. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2000).
- Irigaray and Deleuze: Experiments in Visceral Philosophy. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1999). (Amazon) - (Barnes & Noble) - Tripod
- "Morphing the Body: Irigaray and Butler on Sexual Difference," in Theorizing Multiculturalism: A Guide to the Current Debate, ed., Cynthia Willet. (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publisher, 1998).
- "Nietzsche and Feminism: Transvaluing Woman in Thus Spoke Zarathustra" forthcoming in Feminist Interpretations of Friedrich Nietzsche, ed., Kelly Oliver and Marilyn Pearsall. (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998).
- "Amatory Cures for Material Dis-ease: A Kristevian Reading of The Sickness Unto Death"forthcoming in Feminist Interpretations of Kierkegaard, eds., Céline Léon and Sylvia Walsh. (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997).
- "Review Essay: Bill Martin, Matrix and Line: Derrida and the Possibilities of Postmodern Social Theory" in Philosophy & Social Criticism, Vol. 22, No. 3, May, 1996.
- "Ambiguous Bodies/Unbelievable Selves: The Case of Herculine Barbin" in "Interaction and Identity," edited by Hartmut Mokros, Volume 5 of Information and Behavior. (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1996).
- "Amatory Cures for Material Dis-ease: A Kristevian Reading of The Sickness Unto Death" in Kierkegaard in Post/Modernity, eds. Merold Westphal and Martin Matustik. (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1995).
- Nietzsche and Feminism: Transvaluing Women in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, in International Studies in Philosophy, Vol. 26, No. 3.
- "Irigaray and Con(fusing) Body Boundaries: Chaotic Folly or Unanticipated Bliss?" inTransitions in Continental Philosophy, edited by Arleen B. Dallery and Stephen H. Watson with E. Marya Bower. (Albany, NY: SUNY, 1994).
- Gender, Identity and the Production of Meaning, Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1990. (Amazon) - (Barnes & Noble) - Tripod
- Tamsin Lorraine, et al, "Nietzsche after 1968: A Conference Report", TELOS, Summer, 1986.
- Comments on Sarah Donovans Overcoming Oedipal Exclusions: An Irigarayan Critique of Judith Butler, presented at the Eastern APA in Philadelphia, December 2002.
- "A Derridean/Deleuzian Perspective on Living in a Time Out of Joint" presented at Villanova University in Villanova, PA, November 2001.
- On Feminism and French Philosophy, presented at a Dialogues on the Square talk hosted by Richard Shusterman, Barnes & Noble, Philadelphia, March, 2001.
- An Ethics of the Virtual: Deriving an Art of Living from Deleuze and Irigaray, presented at SUNY, Stony Brook, October, 1999.
- "A Deleuzian Riff on Habit, Memory, and Time" presented at the Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy in Denver, CO, October 1998.
- "The Eternal Return as Desiring-Machine: Nietzschean Lines of Flight from Oedipal Manhood" presented at the Eastern APA in Philadelphia, December 1997.
- "Philosophical Views and Artful Living: Ethical Questions for Irigaray and Deleuze" presented at the Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy in Louisville, KT, October 1997.
- "Body Talk: The Visceral Philosophies of Luce Irigaray and Gilles Deleuze" presented at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA, March 1997.
- "Corporeal Cartographies: Models of Subjectivity from Irigaray and Deleuze" presented at Depaul University in Chicago, November 1996.
- "Foucauldian Cartographies" presented at the Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy in Washington, D.C., October 1996.
- "Becoming-woman, becoming-imperceptible?: Deleuzian Lines of Flight through Self-Presentation" presented at the Pacific APA in Seattle, April 1996.
- "Amatory Cures for Material Dis-ease: A Kristevian Reading of The Sickness Unto Death" presented at the Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy in New Orleans, October 1993.
- "Nietzsche and Feminism: Transvaluing Woman in Thus Spoke Zarathustra," presented at the American Philosophical Association in Washington D.C., December 1992.
- "Living in a Material World: Negativity and the Transformation of Mind and Matter in Hegel and Kristeva," presented at the Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy in Boston, October 1992.
- "Bombing the Nuclear Paradigm," presented at the Radical Philosophers' Association Conference at Loyola, October 1992.
- "Power Packaging Tools from the Box of Annie, Grace, and Madonna," presented at the Popular Culture Association in Louisville, March 1992.
- "Feminist Visions of Community and the Role of Utopic Ideals," presented at the Radical Philosophers' Association Conference at Loyola, November 1991.
- "Corporeal Permutations in French Feminism," presented at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy in Memphis, TN, October 1991.
- "Herculine Barbin and Gender Performance," presented at the Focus on Gender Conference at Florida International University, March 22, 1991.
- "Postmodernist Strategies for Feminist Change," presented at the Radical Philosophers' Association Conference at Loyola, October 1990.
- "Irigaray and Con(fusing) Body Boundaries: Chaotic Folly or Unanticipated Bliss?" presented at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy Conference at Villanova University, October, 1990.
- Cultural Diversity Committee (00-01)
- Interpretation Theory Committee (98-01)
- French and Francophone Studies Committee (96-01)
- Linguistics Committee ('93-'94)
- Sager Committee ('93-'97)
- Women's Studies Committee ('94-'01), Co-chair (00-02)
- German Studies Committee ('95-'01)
- Fellowships and Prizes Committee ('93-'94)
- Computing Services Committee ('94-'95)
- Equal Opportunity Committee ('96-'97)
- Committee on Academic Requirements (97-98)
- Honorary Degrees (98-99)
- Sager Study Group, Alienated Intellectuals, and French and Francophone Studies ('94-'95)
- Tricoemergence Faculty Seminar (03-04)
- Course Development for Writing Intensive Course, Summer 2001.
- Lang Fellowship, 9/95-6/96.
- NEH Summer Institute in Santa Cruz, Summer 1994