Desiree Valentine

Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow
Office Phone
Green Hall, 3-C-5

Desiree Valentine is an assistant professor of philosophy at Marquette University. She was awarded a dual-title Ph.D. in philosophy and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies in 2018 from The Pennsylvania State University. In 2021, she was the recipient of a Career Enhancement Fellowship from The Institute for Citizens and Scholars. Her research areas include critical philosophy of race, feminist philosophy, critical disability theory, and bioethics. In her work, Valentine examines how the sociopolitical co-constitution of race and disability operates in a variety of arenas such as law, healthcare, and reproduction. As an LSR Fellow, she will complete a series of articles on the relationship between processes of racialization and disablement. You can find her work in Critical Philosophy of Race, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Journal of Philosophy of Disability, Bioethics, and Puncta: Journal of Critical Phenomenology.