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Sabeen Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Philosophy

Contact

  1. Email:sahmed4@swarthmore.edu
  2. Phone: (610) 328-8428
  3. Beardsley 211B
  4. Office Hours: F'22  Tues 10:00am-12:00pm and by appointment; Zoom by appointment
Sabeen Ahmed

Compete CV

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:  Political Philosophy of Race; Philosophy of Law; Colonial/Imperial Studies; Foucault

AREAS OF COMPETENCE:  Ancient and Medieval philosophy; Marx; 20th-Century Continental Philosophy; Critical Phenomenology

EDUCATION:
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, TN
Ph.D. Philosophy, Provost’s Graduate Fellow
Dissertation: “Coloniality and the Racial Ontopolitics of Law: Foucault’s Juridical Power Reconsidered”
Dissertation Committee: Idit Dobbs-Weinstein (chair), Lucius Outlaw, Jr., Paul C. Taylor, Kelly Oliver, Falguni Sheth

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, Charlottesville, VA       
B.A. Philosophy (High Distinction), Spanish
Thesis: “Reason and Revelation in the Foundational Political Philosophy of Abu Nasr al-Farabi”
Thesis Adviser: Daniel T. Devereux Ahmed