Carol Hay

Curriculum Vitae


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Areas of Specialization:  Ethics; Feminist Theory

Areas of Competence:  Applied Ethics; Social and Political Philosophy


Employment

University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Philosophy
Assistant Professor, 2009-present

University of British Columbia, Department of Philosophy
Sessional Lecturer, 2008

Bryn Mawr College, Department of Philosophy
Instructor, 2007-2008

The Ohio State University, Department of Philosophy
Graduate Teaching Associate, 2004-2007; Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2001-2004

Dalhousie University, Department of Philosophy
Teaching Assistant, 1999-2000

Education

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Ph.D., Philosophy, 2008
Dissertation: "Rationality and Oppression: A Defence of the Obligation to Resist Oppression"
Committee: Louise Antony (advisor), Timothy Schroeder, Sigrun Svavarsdottir
 
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
M.A., Philosophy, 2000
Thesis: "Realism for Relativists: A Case for Moral Constructivism"
Committee: Richmond Campbell (advisor), Sue Campbell, Duncan MacIntosh

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
B.A. (Honours), Philosophy, 1999

Publications

Kantianism, Liberalism, and Feminism: Resisting Oppression (Houndmills & NewYork: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

"Respect-Worthiness and Dignity," Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review 51 (2013): 1– 26.

"Consonances between Liberalism and Pragmatism," The Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society, 48  (2012): 141-168.

"Justice and Objectivity for Pragmatists: Cosmopolitanism in the Work of Martha Nussbaum and Jane Addams," The Pluralist 7 (2012): 86-95.

"The Obligation to Resist Oppression," Journal of Social Philosophy 42 (2011): 21-45.

"On Whether to Ignore Them and Spin: Moral Obligations to Resist Sexual Harassment," Hypatia 20 (2005): 94-108.

Selected Presentations


"What Do We Owe to Animals?  Kant on Non-Intrinsic Value," Kant on Animals Conference, South Africa, 2013.

"The Obligation to Resist Oppression," Invited Colloquium, Marist College, 2013.

"The Obligation to Resist Oppression," Invited Colloquium, Boston University, 2013.

"Integrity: The Peculiar, the Arbitrary, and the Different," Northern New England Philosophical Association Conference, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2012. 

"Justice and Objectivity for Pragmatists," Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Conference, Fordham University, 2012.   (Winner of the Jane Addams Prize.)

"A Kantian Defence of Animal Welfare," Northern New England Philosophical Association Conference, St. Michael's College, 2011.

"Justice and Objectivity for Pragmatists," Summer Institute in American Philosophy, University of Oregon, 2011.


"On Philosophical Identity: Consonances between Liberalism and Pragmatism," Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Conference, Eastern Washington University, 2011.

"A Feminist Defence of Kant," Pacific Society for Women in Philosophy Conference, San Francisco State University, 2010.

"A Reconciliation between Liberal and Radical Feminism," American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting, 2010.
 
"In Defence of Nussbaum's Feminist Liberalism," Midwest Society for Women in Philosophy Conference, Michigan State University, 2009.
 
"A Reconciliation between Liberal and Radical Feminism," Northern New England Philosophical Association Conference, University of  New Hampshire, 2009.

"The Obligation to Resist Oppression," Workshop on Gender and Philosophy Presentation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009.
 
"Rationality and Oppression," Society for Analytical Feminism Conference, University of Kentucky, 2008.
 
"Rationality and Oppression," Richard R. Baker Colloquium on the topic of "Building Coalitions Across Difference," University of Dayton, 2008.
 
"Comments on Mikhail Valdman's 'Autonomy and History'," American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, 2008.
 
"On Whether to Ignore Them And Spin: Moral Obligations to Resist Sexual Harassment," 32nd Conference on Value Inquiry, Louisiana State University, 2005.

"Moral Obligations to Resist Sexual Harassment," Society for Analytic Feminism Conference, University of Western Ontario, 2004.
 
"MacIntosh on Morality: What to Do When Rational Preferences Conflict," Dalhousie University Department of Philosophy's Colloquium Series, 2000.
 

Professional Service

             Secretary/Treasurer for Society for Analytic Feminism (2010-2012, 2012-2014)

             Referee for The Pluralist, 2013

             Referee for Hypatia, 2007, 2012

             Reviewer for Broadview Press, 2011


Teaching Experience

Philosophy of Sex & Love (UML)
The History of Moral Philosophy (UML)
The Politics of Food (UML)
Feminism & Liberalism (UML)
Introduction to Ethics (UML)
Feminist Theory (UML)
Philosophy, Sex, & Gender (UBC)
Intermediate Ethics (Bryn Mawr)
Intermediate Feminist Theory (Bryn Mawr)
Social and Political Theory: Perspectives on Consent (Bryn Mawr)
Contemporary Social & Moral Problems in the U.S. (OSU)
Philosophical Perspectives on Issues of Gender (OSU)
Introduction to Ethics (OSU)