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Dorothy Rogers

Chairperson, Religion

Office:
Dickson Hall 445
Email:
rogersd@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 267 Women & Religion
RELG 304 Feminist Views of Religion
RELG 325 Atheism
RELG 362 Philosophy of Religion
RELG 386 Issues: Religion & Law
RELG 405 Engaged Learning Project


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

I am currently working on a two-part book project on women in American philosophy:

Women Philosophers: German Thought in the US - about women educators and social theorists in the late nineteenth century (forthcoming; Bloomsbury, 2019).

Women Philosophers: Entering the Academy - about the first women to earn PhDs and teach at the college level (forthcoming; Bloomsbury, 2019).

I'm also writing an article about the issues related to religion and law in the American Sanctuary Movement.

I am a member of . . .
American Philosophical Association
Society for the Advancement of American Philosophers
Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
Society for Women in Philosophy
Society for US Intellectual History

Office Hours

Fall

Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Spring

Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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