Susan Brison

Susan Brison is the Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values and Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Her research interests include the philosophy of law, social and political philosophy, feminist ethics, trauma theory, philosophy of mind, and global violence against women.

Representative Publications

“Justice and Gender-Based Violence,” Revue Internationale de Philosophie 67 (2013), pp. 260-276

“Contentious Freedom: Sex Work and Social Construction” (for Symposium on Nancy J. Hirschmann, The Subject of Liberty: Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom), Hypatia 21:4 (October 2006), pp. 192-200

“Free Speech and Conflicts of Rights: Commentary on Robert F. Nagel, ‘A New Methodology for Constitutional Cases?’ and Steven J. Heyman, ‘Ideological Conflict and the First Amendment’,” Chicago-Kent Law Review 78 (2003), pp. 619-624

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