Lewis Gordon to Join the Faculty at the University of Connecticut

Gordon-verticalLewis Gordon, professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Afro-Jewish Studies and the Institute for the Study of Race and Social Thought at Temple University in Philadelphia, has decided to join the faculty at the University of Connecticut. He will come to Storrs this summer with a joint appointment in philosophy and African American studies.

Among Professor Gordon’s books are Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism (Humanities Press, 1995), Fanon and the Crisis of European Man: An Essay on Philosophy and the Human Sciences (Routledge, 1995), Her Majesty’s Other Children: Sketches of Racism in a Neocolonial Age (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997), which won the Gustavus Myer Award for Outstanding Book on Human Rights in the United States, Existentia Africana: Understanding Africana Existential Thought (Routledge, 2000), and Disciplinary Decadence: Living Thought in Trying Times (Paradigm Publishers, 2006).

Dr. Gordon is a graduate of Lehman College of the City University of New York. He holds a master’s degree in philosophy from Columbia University, and a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale University.


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