Laura Kane

Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Worcester State University

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@laurockane on Twitter
Contact
Laura.W.Kane@gmail.com
Website
www.laurawkane.com
Quick Link
http://cuny.is/laurakane
Academic Interests

Feminist Philosophy, Ethics (Computer & Information Ethics, Bioethics), Social & Political Philosophy, Social Ontology, Philosophy of the Family, Philosophy of Education & Childhood

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, 2020-PresentWorcester State University, Department of Philosophy*Non-CUNY
  • Assistant Professor, 2017-2020The University of Tampa, Department of Philosophy & Religion*Non-CUNY
Education

The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, N.Y. (2017)
Ph.D., Philosophy
Certificate in Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, N.Y. (2014)
M.Phil., Philosophy

The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, N.Y. (2013)
M.A., Philosophy
Hunter College, CUNY, New York, N.Y. (2007)
B.A., Philosophy
B.A., Sociology

Publications

“Accountability and Community on the Internet: a Plea for Restorative Justice.” Forthcoming in The Journal of Applied Philosophy. 
“What is a Family? Considerations on Purpose, Biology, and Sociality.” Public Affairs Quarterly, 33:1: 65-88.2019.
“Are Children Capable of Collective Intentionality?” in Childhood and Philosophy, 13:27. 2017.
“Childhood, Growth, and Dependency in Liberal Political Philosophy.” In Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 31:1. 2016.

“On Hegel, Women, and the Foundation of Ethical Life: Why Gender Doesn’t Belong in the Family.”CLIO: A Journal of Literature, History,and the Philosophy of History, 44:1. 2014.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATION

Co-Developer and Organizer: The New Olympia Academy (Peer mentorship and workshop group), Tampa, FL. (www.newolympiaacademy.com) (2019-Present)

Faculty Advisor, University of Tampa Philosophy Club (2017-Present)

Developer and Organizer: Philosophy Lightning Talk Colloquium Series, University of Tampa (2019- 2020, 2017-2018)

Co-Chair, Social and Political Philosophy Working Group, Graduate Center, CUNY (2013-2016)

Lead Fellow, Curriculum Development: Graduate Center Digital Fellows Workshop Series (Five Semesters), Graduate Center, CUNY (2013-2015)

Co-Organizer: 15th CUNY Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, April 19 – 21, 2012 (2012)

REVIEWING                 

The Journal of Social Philosophy
Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy Teaching Philosophy
Childhood and Philosophy
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

INSTITUTIONAL AND COMMITTEE SERVICE 

At-Large Representative. Faculty Senate, University of Tampa (2018-2020)

Assessment Coordinator. Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of Tampa (2018-2020)

NASSP 2019 Program Committee. North American Society for Social Philosophy (2018-2019)

Co-Coach/Advisor for the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Debate Team. Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of Tampa (2018-2019)

Governance and Oversight Committee Member. Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (2017-Present)

Staging Editor. Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (2017-Present)

Managing Editor. Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (2015-2017)

Advisory Committee. Interactive Technology & Pedagogy Certificate Program, Graduate Center, CUNY (2014-2016)

Student Steering Committee. Philosophy Program, Graduate Center, CUNY (2014-2016)

Graduate Council Representative. Philosophy Program, Graduate Center, CUNY (2013-2016)

Student and Alumni Affairs Committee. Philosophy Program, Graduate Center, CUNY (2014-2015)

Consultant: Website development and student engagement liaison. Advanced Research Collaborative, Graduate Center, CUNY (2013-2015)

At-Large Representative. Doctoral Students’ Council, Graduate Center, CUNY (2012-2014)

Parental Leave Working Group. Doctoral Students’ Council, Graduate Center, CUNY (2012-2014)

Elections Committee. Philosophy Program, Graduate Center, CUNY (2012-2014)

Conference Committee. Philosophy Program, Graduate Center, CUNY (2011-2012)

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