Ann J. Cahill received her PhD in philosophy from SUNY Stony Brook. She joined the faculty of Elon in 1997, and is currently Professor of Philosophy.
BA from College of the Holy Cross, PhD from the State Univeristy of New York at Stony Brook
Critical Thinking, Philosophy of the Body, Feminist Philosophy, Integrative Tutorial (philosophy senior seminar), Liberal Arts Forum
Incoming Director of the Lumen Prize (term to begin in June 2012)
Overcoming Objectification: A Carnal Ethics. Routledge (2010).
Bridges: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theology, Philosophy, History and Science,Vol. 15, No. 1/2, Spring/Summer 2008, a special devoted to theme of “Philosophy as Transformative Practice.” Guest editor.
French Feminists: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory: de Beauvoir, Kristeva, Cixous, and Irigaray. Co-edited with Jennifer Hansen. Routledge (2007).
Continental Feminism Reader. Co-edited with Jennifer Hansen. Rowman & Littlefield (2003).
Rethinking Rape. Cornell University Press (2001).
“A Theory of the Undisciplined”. Part of a panel titled “Philosophy Undisciplined: A Broader Vision of Accountability” sponsored by the Committee on Public Philosophy. Presented at the Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, San Diego, CA, April 21-23, 2011.
“The Difference Sameness Makes: Objectification, Sex Work, and Queerness”. Part of a panel titled "Other Objects: Critical, Queer, and Trans Encounters with Sexual Objectification and Contracts" sponsored by the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love. Presented at the Pacific Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, San Diego, CA, April 21-23, 2011.
“Critical Thinking through Deliberative Practice.” Presented with Dr. Stephen Bloch-Schulman and Ms. Maggie Castor at the 2011 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Greensboro, NC, February 2-4, 2011.
“Driving Stick and Making Meaning: The Promise of a Liberal Arts Education.” Part of a panel titled “Phi Beta Kappa on Liberal Arts: Embracing the Transformative Experience.” Presented at the College Board Forum 2010, Washington, DC, October 27-29.
“Critical Thinking through Deliberative Practice.” Presented with Dr. Stephen Bloch-Schulman and Ms. Maggie Castor at the American Association of Philosophy Teacher’s Eighteenth Biennial International Workshop/Conference On Teaching Philosophy, Coastal Carolina University, July 29-August 2, 2010.
Member of: American Philosophical Associate, Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST), Society for Women in Philosophy, American Association of Philosophical Teachers, Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love
Faculty Advisor to the Liberal Arts Forum; chair of the Sexual Assault and Gender Issues Council.
Elon College Award for Excellence in Scholarship (2011)
Distinguished Scholar Award, Elon University (2011)