Directory of Philosophers from Underrepresented Groups in Philosophy

Middle Eastern/North African [MENA]

Name Position Organization Location Area of Specialization Self-Identification Research
Al-Hasani, Nadim D.Phil Researcher University of Oxford Oxford, Oxfordshire
England
Arabic Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion [MENA] Arab Muslim Metaphysics, Islamic Philosophy
Ali, Rami Assistant Professor Lebanese American University Beirut, Lebanon
Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind [MENA] Perception, Hallucinations, Theory of Mind/Mind Reading, Emmanuel Levinas, Video Games
Almotahari, Mahrad Assistant Professor University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, Illinois
United States
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language [M] [MENA]
Al-Saji, Alia Associate Professor of Philosophy McGill University Montreal, Quebec
Canada
19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, European Philosophy, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Race, Post-Structuralism, Social and Political Philos [W] [OR] [O] [MENA] Time, Embodiment, Memory, Intersubjectivity, Feminism, Race/Ethnicity, Anti-Racism
Bar On, Bat-Ami Professor Binghamton University (SUNY) Binghamton, New York
United States
Social and Political Philosophy [W] [LGBTQ] [MENA] [NC] Isreal Armed Political Conflict, Refugees, Arendt
Budron, Robert Graduate Student Loyola University Chicago Chicago, Illinois
United States
19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Religion, Social and Political Philosophy [L/H] [M] [MENA] Mexican
Burke, Teresa Blankmeyer Assistant Professor Gallaudet University Washington, DC
United States
Applied Ethics, Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, GRIDS+, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Disability [MENA] [MR] [D] [W] Deaf
Charlow, Nate Assistant Professor University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Meta-Ethics, Philosophy of Language [MENA] Iranian Formal Semantics, Philosophical Logic, Philosophical Linguistics, Conditionals, Modals, Expressivism
Coronado, Amena Assistant Professor Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
19th & 20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Greek and Roman, Continental Philosophy, Ethics, European Philosophy, Existentialism, History of Philosophy [L/H] [MENA] [W]
Erkal, Merve Graduate Student University at Albany, SUNY Albany, NY
Ancient Greek and Roman, Social and Political Philosophy [MENA] [NC] [W] Turkish
Hanna, Nathan Associate Professor Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
United States
Ethics, Philosophy of Law [MENA] [MR]
Harfouch, John Assistant Professor of Philosophy University of Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Arabic Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory, Early Modern Philosophy, European Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind, Social and Political Philosophy [MENA] [MR]
Hesni, Samia Graduate Student * Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts
United States
Philosophy of Language [MENA] [W]
Huerter, Sofia Graduate Student * University of Washington Seattle, Washington
United States
Applied Ethics, Critical Theory, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Meta-Ethics, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Intersectionality, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Language [LGBTQ] [MENA] Algerian Animal Liberation, Moral Epistemology, Anarchafeminism
Irmak, Nurbay Assistant Professor Bogazici University Istanbul, Turkey
Bioethics/Medical Ethics, Metaphysics [MENA] [NC]
Kaldas, Antonios Graduate Student * Macquarie University Sydney, New South Wales
Australia
Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind [M] [MENA] Coptic Egyptian Consciousness, Attention
Meisami, Sayeh Assistant Professor University of Dayton Dayton, Ohio
United States
Arabic Philosophy [MENA] [W] Persian Shi'a philosophy, Islamic Epistemology, Mulla Sadra, Hamid al-Din Kirmani,
Mizrahi, Moti Assistant Professor Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, Florida
United States
Epistemology, Logic and Philosophy of Logic, Meta-Ethics, Moral Psychology, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science [MENA] [NC]
Pouryousefi, Sareh Assistant Professor University of Nottingham Nottingham, UK
Applied Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy [MENA] [W]
Wilson, Jessica Associate Professor University of Toronto Toronto, Canada
Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophical Methodology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science [MENA] [W] Iranian
Heydari Fard, Sahar PhD Candidate * University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
United States
Applied Ethics, Decision, Game, and Rational Choice Theory, Epistemology, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Pyschology, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Social Science, Political Philosophy [MENA] Moral questions about social movements
Joakim, Sahar Graduate Student * Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
United States
Epistemology [MENA] [MR] [W] Knowledge, Belief
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