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Kristie Dotson


Associate Professor

Kristie Dotson joins the faculty at Michigan State University as an assistant professor. She received a M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Memphis. She also received a MA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Literature and a BA in African American Studies and English Literature from Coe College.

Professor Dotson researches in epistemology, feminist philosophy (particularly Black feminism and feminist epistemology), and critical philosophy of race. She edited with Robert Bernasconi a series of books entitled Race, Hybridity, and Miscegenation. Her most recent publications include, "Tracking Epistemic Violence, Tracking Practices of Silence" (Hypatia 26:2), "Concrete Flowers: Contemplating the Profession of Philosophy" (Hypatia 26:2), and "How is this Paper Philosophy?" (Comparative Philosophy 3:2,