Chris J. Cuomo is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, and an affiliate faculty member of the Environmental Ethics Certificate Program, the Institute for African-American Studies, and the Institute for Native American Studies. The author and editor of many articles and several books in feminist, postcolonial, and environmental philosophy, Cuomo served as Director of the Institute for Women's Studies from 2006-2009. Her book, The Philosopher Queen, a reflection on post-9/11 anti-war feminist politics, was nominated for a Lambda Award and an APA book award, and her work in ecofeminist philosophy and creative interdiciplinary practice has been influential among those seeking to bring together social justice and environmental concerns, as well as theory and practice. She has been a recipient of research grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Ms. Foundation, the National Council for Research on Women, and the Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy, and she has been a visiting faculty member at Cornell University, Amherst College, and Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.
Scott & Heather Kleiner Lecture Series
The Department hosts monthly colloquia featuring renowned scholars speaking on a variety of philosophical topics.
Studying Philosophy at UGA
The study of Philosophy enhances analytical, critical and communicative skills that are applicable to any subject requiring advanced thought and comprehension of complex issues.
Institute for Artificial Intelligence
The Department of Philosophy participates in this interdisciplinary program in which Computer Science intersects with Philosophy, Psychology, Linguistics, Engineering and other fields.
Ethics & the Environment journal
An interdisciplinary forum for theoretical and practical articles and book reviews in the broad area of environmental ethics, Ethics & the Environment is edited by Philosophy Department head, Victoria Davion.
Environmental Ethics Certificate
The Department of Philosopy participates in this interdisciplinary program within the College of Environment & Design providing a forum for discussion of social and scientific responsibilities toward our environment.