Teaching

Accessibility and universal design are cornerstones of my pedagogy, and I work to make my classes pluralist in both letter and spirit. My teaching serves the needs of both the department of philosophy and the disability studies program. Here is a sample of the courses I teach:

  • Topics in Philosophy of Disability
  • Bioethics and Disability
  • Phenomenology of Embodiment
  • The Problem of Pain
  • Postgenomics: Biopolitics, Biocapital, Bioinformation
  • Disability & Justice
  • Knowing Otherwise: On the Limits of Social Epistemology
  • Disability & 20th c. French Philosophy: Beauvoir, Merleau-Ponty, Fanon, Foucault, and Levinas

Selected Guest Lectures:

  • “Disability Ethics, Ableism, and Implicit Bias in Health Care,” Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University, Dr. Charles Binkley, Feb. 2021
  • “Ableism, Ageism, and Embodiment,” Bentley University, Dr. Stephen Campbell, Oct. 2019
  • “Disability Studies: Past, Present, and Future,” Oregon State University, Dr. Stephanie Jenkins, Jan. 2019
  • “Fellow Creatures in (Chronic) Pain: On Oaths, Opioids, and Obligations,” College of New Rochelle, Dr. Jennifer Scuro, Apr. 2018
  • “Genomic Knowledge and the Good Biocitizen,” SUNY New Paltz, Dr. Rebecca Longtin, Sep. 2017