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Dorothy Rogers

Chairperson, Religion

Office:
Dickson Hall 445
EMail:
rogersd@mail.montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-3682
Degrees:
BA, Gordon College
MA, Boston University
PhD, Boston University
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I am an associate professor and serve as chair of the Department of Religion and coordinator of Jewish American Studies. I am a member of MSU's Women's & Gender Studies Advisory Board, MSU's President's Commission on Affirmative Action, and the Council on Faith and Spirituality. I also participate in the GLBTQ support program, Safe Space.


MY RESEARCH INTERESTS . . .

Feminist Social/Political/Legal Philosophy
Women in the History of Philosophy
Religion, Law, and Politics in America


COURSES I TEACH (on a rotating basis) . . .

RELG 102 Religion & Ethics
RELG 267 Women & Religion
RELG 304 Feminist Views of Religion
RELG 320 Religious Ethical Thinkers
RELG 362 Philosophy of Religion
RELG 386 Issues: Religion & Law


MY PUBLICATIONS INCLUDE . . .

"The Other Philosophy Club: Women in Academic Philosophy, 1880-1920," in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy [Indiana University Press, 2009; reissued in the special "Virtual Issue: Hypatia Essays on the Place of Women in the Profession of Philosophy," 2012].

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers, 1620-1860. Subject area editor for entries on feminists and abolitionists. Authored several entries on early women thinkers and feminists (Thoemmes/ Continuum, 2012).

"Marietta Kies: Idealist and Altruist (1853-1899)," in Contributions by Women to Nineteenth-Century American Philosophy, Therese Boos Dykeman, ed. (Mellen, 2012).

"Elizabeth Cady Stanton," in Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (http://www.iep.utm.edu/stanton; 2010).

America's First Women Philosophers: Transplanting Hegel, 1860-1925 [Continuum, 2005; reissued in paperback in 2009].

Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, 1860-1960. Subject area editor for entries on feminists and abolitionists. Authored several entries on early women thinkers and feminists (Thoemmes Press, 2004).

Specialization

My current research projects include . . .

Completing a four-volume DVD set on women in the history of philosophy, from ancient times to 2000.

Investigating the nature and purpose of political/public altruism.

Examining the role and influence of women in the American pacifist movement, 1880-1920.

I am a member of . . .
American Philosophical Association
Committee on the Public Philosophy, of the APA
Society for the Advancement of American Philosophers
Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
Society for Women in Philosophy

Office Hours

Fall

Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Spring

Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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