Serene Khader

Serene Khader

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 2008
B.A. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon, 2002

Harriman Hall 239
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750

Serene Khader joined the faculty at Stony Brook University in 2011. Her areas of expertise include global justice, normative ethics, political philosophy, and feminist philosophy. She is particularly interested in questions about how oppression shapes people’s capacities for autonomy and is the author of Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment (Oxford University Press 2011). She has also published on issues such as reproductive rights, the ethics of international development, and philosophy of disability. She has taught courses in ethics, feminist theory, political philosophy, transnational feminisms, global ethics, and human rights.


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Curriculum Vitae

Upcoming Events

Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award

September 15th, 4 pm

Terry Pinkard
"Hegel's History of Metaphysics"



September 29th, 4 pm

Georgia Warnke, University of California, Riverside
"Historical Understanding and the 'Blemish of Extraordinary Moral Legacies'"



October 12th, 4 pm

Klaus Vieweg, Jena University
"The Concept of Action in Hegel's Practical Philosophy and Aesthetics"


Dissertation Defense

October 13th, 11 am

Miles Hentrup
"Once Again from the Beginning: On the Relationship of Skepticism and Philosophy in Hegel's System"



October 25th, 5 pm

Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee
"Offensive Beneficence"




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