Research

*Please email me at joel.reynolds [at] emory [dot] edu for my full, updated CV.* 

EDUCATION

2016 Ph.D., Philosophy, Emory University
“The Life Worth Living: Ethics and the Experiences of Disability”
Committee: 
John Lysaker (Director), Cynthia Willett, Andrew J. Mitchell, Eva Feder Kittay, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
2014 M.A., Philosophy, Emory University
2009 B.A., Philosophy, Religious Studies, cum laude with departmental honors, Phi Beta Kappa, winner of the President’s Award for Distinguished Thesis, Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon

PUBLICATIONS      ‡ = co-written      [I] = invited

Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)

In Press Merleau-Ponty’s Aveugle and the Phenomenology of Non-Normate Embodiment,” Chiasmi International 18
“‘I’d Rather Be Dead Than Disabled’: The Ableist Conflation and the Meanings of Disability,” The Review of Communication 17(3)
 2016 “Toward a Critical Theory of Harm: Ableism, Normativity, and Transability (BIID),” APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine 16(1)
“Infinite Responsibility in the Bedpan: Response Ethics, Care Ethics, and the Phenomenology of Dependency Work.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 31(3). DOI: 10.1111/hypa.12292.
 2015 “The Ableism of Quality of Life Judgments in Disorders of Consciousness: Who Bears Epistemic Responsibility?” American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 7(1): 59-61. DOI: 10.1080/21507740.2016. 1150911.

Articles, Chapters, or Entries Appearing in Edited Volumes

Forthcoming ‡ “Feminism and Disability,” co-written with Anita Silvers, Feminist Philosophy, ed. Carol Hay, Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Philosophy, Cengage [I].
“Normate,” 50 Concepts for an Intersectional Phenomenology, eds. Ann Murphy, Gayle Salamon, & Gail Weiss, Northwestern University Press [I].
“The Ethics of Care” in Disability in American Life: An Encyclopedia of Concepts, Policies, and Controversies, eds. Tamar Heller, Sarah Parker Harris, Carol Gill, and Robert Gould. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO [I].
2014 “Feeding Upon Death: Pain, Possibility, and Transformation in S. Kay Toombs and Kafka’s ‘The Vulture,’” in Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizin, eds. Bettina von Jagow & Florian Steger, Band 6, 135-54.

Book Reviews & Forwards

In Press Review of Dangerous Discourses of Disability, Subjectivity and Sexuality by Margrit Shildrick, International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 11(1) [I].
Forward to Addressing Ableism: Philosophical Meditations Through Disability Studies, by Jennifer Scuro, New York: Lexington Books [I].