Dorothy G Rogers

Faculty/Staff Login:

Chairperson, Philosophy and Religion

Office:
Dickson Hall 445
E-Mail:
Phone:
973 655-7417
Fax:
973 655-7755
Degree(s):
BA:Gordon College
MA:Boston University
PhD:Boston University
vCard:
Download vCard File

Profile

I am an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and serve as chair of the department. I am a member of MSU's Women's & Gender Studies Advisory Board, the American Democracy Project Committee, and the Council on Faith and Spirituality. I also participate in the GLBTQ support program, Safe Space.


MY AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION ARE . . .

Social/Political/Legal Philosophy
Feminist Social/Political/Legal Philosophy
Women in the History of Philosophy


THIS YEAR I WILL BE TEACHING . . .

PHIL 102 Ethics (Fall 12)
PHIL 200 History of Ethics (Spring 13).


MY PUBLICATIONS INCLUDE . . .

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).

"Maternal Identity/Absence: Birthmothers and Parental Moral Obligations," in Philosophical Inquiry into Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering, Sarah LaChance Adams and Caroline Rebecca Lundquist, eds. (Fordham University Press, 2012).

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

"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].

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

Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, Coordinating editor of entries on women and minorities; author of several entries [Thoemmes Press, 2004].

Specialization

My current research projects include . . .

Serving as coordinating editor for entries on feminist and abolitionist thinkers for the biographical Dictionary of Early American Philosophers, 1620-1860.

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 Status of Women, 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

Links