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09. Oktober 2017:

Professor Fiona Jenkins, Ph.D. ist Marie-Jahoda-Gastprofessorin im Wintersemester 2017/2018



Biography
As s philosopher with wide-ranging interests in social and political questions Associate Professor Fiona Jenkins is a Reader in the School of Philosophy at the Australian National University. After establishing the ANU Gender Institute, she was its Convenor from 2012 to 2015, combining academic and practical interests in gender equity. Her influential work on the status of women in Philosophy has developed into a wider concern with how excellence is measured in academia. She is the leader of the collaborative Australian Research Council Discovery project ‘Gendered Excellence in the Social Sciences’, and a second project, which focuses on questions of political legitimacy and ways of resisting violence, is titled 'Sensate Democracy'.


Areas of Expertise

  • Feminist Theory

  • Gender Equity

  • ‘Excellence’ in Academia

  • Philosophy of Social Science

  • Nietzsche and Post-Nietzschean Philosophy