Tanya Loughead, PhD Professor; Co-Director of Women & Gender Studies and the Justice and Ethics Programs
Office: Tower 715
PhD, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Areas of specialization:
- Contemporary Continental Philosophy
- Higher Education
- History of Philosophy
- Philosophy & Justice
Loughead is the author of Critical University: Moving Higher Education Forward, Lexington Press (Rowman & Littlefield), 2015. and “The Radical Praxis of Teaching for a Just Community: Marcuse and Kristeva on Liberating the Subject,” Confronting Injustice and Creating Justice, Value Inquiry Book Series, ed. by Danielle Poe, Rodopi Press, 2011. Loughead has published peer-reviewed journal articles on the works of Maurice Blanchot, Jacques Derrida, Julia Kristeva, Emmanuel Levinas, Herbert Marcuse and Simone Weil amongst others. Themes on which she has published include: the relationship between justice and education, the ties between psychoanalysis and education, friendship and love, freedom, social justice, and critical theory.
Courses Regularly Taught:
- Justice (PHI 240)
- Contemporary Continental Philosophy (PHI 305)
- Psychoanalysis & Philosophy (PHI 407)
- Gender and Philosophy (PHI 272)
- Introduction to Philosophy (PHI 101)
- Co-Coordinator of the international organization Radical Philosophy Association
- Elected member of the Faculty Senate.
- Vice-Chair of the Faculty Senate.
- Co-Director of the Women & Gender Studies program and Ethics & Justice program.
- Member of the Handbook Sub-Committee and the Service Learning Advisory Board.
- Member of Canisius College Board of Trustees Mission & Identity Committee.