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.
- Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment, Oxford University Press, 2011.
- Thinking with Irigaray, edited with Mary C. Rawlinson and Sabrina Hom, SUNY Press, 2011.
- "Must Theorising about Adaptive Preferences Deny Women’s Agency?" Journal of Applied Philosophy, Volume 29, Number 4, 2012
- "Beyond Inadvertent Ventriloquism: Caring Virtues for Anti-paternalist Development Practice," Hypatia, Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 742-761, Fall 2011. [PDF]
- "Adaptive Preferences and Procedural Autonomy," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Volume 10, Number 2, pages 169-187, July 2009. [PDF]
Thinking the Plural: Richard Bernstein’s Contribution to American Philosophy
Fré Ilgen: Arts and Bodies
Translating Jean-Luc Nancy: Invitations and Intrusions
Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award
Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border
Spaces of Control: Confronting Austerity and Repression
Eleventh Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference
"Envelopes of Flesh"
"The Avowal of the Truth: Torture and Confession in the Witch-Hunt"
“Affective Labor and Feminist Politics”
“Heidegger's Mask: Silence, Politics and 'World Jewry' in the Black Notebooks"
“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”
"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"