||Linda Martín Alcoff
Linda Martín Alcoff works primarily in continental philosophy, epistemology, feminist theory, and philosophy of race. Her books include Feminist Epistemologies (Routledge, 1993), Thinking From the Underside of History (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), Epistemology: The Big Questions (Blackwell), Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory of Knowledge (Cornell, 1996), Identities (Blackwell, 2002). She has written over forty articles concerning Foucault, sexual violence, the politics of knowledge, and gender and race identity, and is at work on a new book forthcoming with Oxford entitled Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self. She held an ACLS Fellowship for 1990-1991 and a fellowship from the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University for 1994-1995.
In recognition of her outstanding undergraduate teaching, Professor Alcoff was awarded a Laura J. and Douglas Meredith Professorship. She was one of three professors at Syracuse University named in the first year of these awards.
She has been chair of the APA Committee on Hispanics/Latinos, a member of the Executive Committee of the Eastern division APA, and Co-Director of SPEP, the Society for the Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy.
For 2002-2003 she was a Visiting Professor at SUNY Stony Brook
in Philosophy and Women's Studies. She is currently serving a
three-year term as Director of the Women's Studies Program at Syracuse
Uma Narayan received her B.A. in Philosophy from Bombay University and her M.A. in Philosophy from Poona University, India. She received her Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 1990. She is the author of Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions and Third World Feminism. She has coedited Reconstructing Political Theory: Feminist Perspectives with Prof. Mary L. Shanley, Having and Raising Children with Prof. Julia Bartkowiak and Decentering the Center: Postcolonial and Feminist Challenges to Philosophy with Prof. Sandra Harding. She regularly offers courses on Contemporary Moral Issues, Social and Political Philosophy and Feminist Theory in the philosophy department. She frequently teaches courses for the Women's Studies program, such as Introduction to Women's Studies and Global Feminism.