EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS

Gina Schouten

Dr. Schouten is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. Before coming to Harvard, she was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Illinois State University (2013-2016). Before that, she was a grad student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received her PhD in philosophy in 2013. Schouten received her BA in 2006 from Ball State University, majoring in philosophy and Spanish where she also started Stance. The Stance staff spoke with Schouten about her research in the areas of social and political philosophy and ethics.  

David Chalmers 

David Chalmers is a notable philosopher and professor of philosophy and neural science at New York University. Chalmers’ work includes The Conscious Mind, The Character of Consciousness, and Constructing the World. The Stance staff spoke with Chalmers about his work, his life, the philosophy of mind and metaphilosophy.

Linda Martin Alcoff is a noted philosopher and professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York. Alcoff’s work includes the Frantz Fanon Award-winning book Visible Identities. The Stance staff spoke with Alcoff about her life as a woman in philosophy, feminism, and the role of philosophers.

Elizabeth Grosz is a noted philosopher and professor at Duke University whose work focuses on feminist theory and aesthetics. Grosz’s works include Volatile Bodies: Towards a Corporeal Feminism, Becoming Undone: Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics and Art. The Stance Staff spoke with Grosz about her work, her life, and women in the field of philosophy.

Peter Rollins

Peter Rollins is a writer, philosopher, storyteller and public speaker who has gained an international reputation for overturning traditional notions of religion and forming “churches” that preach the Good News that we can’t be satisfied, that life is difficult, and that we don’t know the secret. 

Russ Shafer-Landau

Russ Shafer-Landau is a distinguished philosopher, professor, and director of the Parr Center for Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His works include Moral Realism: A Defense, Whatever happened to Good and Evil, and The Fundamentals of Ethics. The Stance staff spoke with Shafer-Landau about his life and work in moral philosophy.

Charles Mills is a noted philosopher and John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at Northwestern University whose work focuses on political theory. Mill’s work includes The Racial Contract and Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism.  The Stance staff spoke to Mills about his life, as well as issues of social class, gender, and race.

Marilyn Frye is a noted philosopher and feminist theorist whose works include The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory and Willful Virgin: Essays in Feminism. The Stance staff spoke with Frye about her work, life, and the status of women in the field of philosophy.