*Please email me at reynoldsj [at] thehastingscenter [dot] org for my full, updated CV.*


2016 Ph.D., Philosophy, Emory University
“The Life Worth Living: Ethics and the Experiences of Disability”
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

Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)

In Press Merleau-Ponty’s Aveugle and the Phenomenology of Non-Normate Embodiment,” Chiasmi International 19
 Ethical Principles for the Use of Human Cellular Biotechnologies,” Nature Biotechnology, Paul Root Wolpe, Karen S. Rommelfanger, and the drafting and reviewing delegates of the BEINGS Working Groups, including Joel Michael Reynolds
 2017 ‘I’d Rather Be Dead Than Disabled’: The Ableist Conflation and the Meanings of Disability,” The Review of Communication 17(3): 149-63. DOI: 10.1080/15358593.2017.1331255. Part of a special issue on Medical Humanities and Health Communication Studies.
 2016 Toward a Critical Theory of Harm: Ableism, Normativity, and Transability (BIID),” APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine 16(1): 37-45.
Infinite Responsibility in the Bedpan: Response Ethics, Care Ethics, and the Phenomenology of Dependency Work,Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 31(4): 779-794. 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 ‡ “Feminist Philosophy and Disability,” with Anita Silvers, Feminist Philosophy, ed. Carol Hay, Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Philosophy.
“Normate,” 50 Concepts for an Intersectional Phenomenology, eds. Ann Murphy, Gayle Salamon, & Gail Weiss, Northwestern University Press.
“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.
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, Responses, & Forwards

Forthcoming or In Press “Being Better Humans,” review of The Bioethics of Enhancement: Transhumanism, Disability, and Biopolitics by Melinda Hall, The Hastings Center Report.
“The Sickness Unto Science,” response to Kierkegaard After the Genome: Science, Existence, and Belief in This World by Ada Jaarsma, Syndicate.
Review of Dangerous Discourses of Disability, Subjectivity and Sexuality by Margrit Shildrick, International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 11(1).
Forward to Addressing Ableism: Philosophical Questions via Disability Studies, by Jennifer Scuro, New York: Lexington Books.