AMY R. BAEHR Department of Philosophy Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 11549 email@example.com
EMPLOYMENT_______________________________________________ Hofstra University
Philosophy Department Chairperson Professor of Philosophy Associate Professor of Philosophy Assistant Professor of Philosophy Assistant Professor of Philosophy
9/2020 – current 9/2017 – current 9/2008 – 8/2017 1/2003 – 8/2008 9/1997 – 5/2002
EDUCATION_________________________________________________ Ph.D. Philosophy M.A. Philosophy B.A. Philosophy & German
State University of New York at Stony Brook State University of New York at Stony Brook Dickinson College Summa cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
5/1997 12/1994 5/1988
SPECIALIZATION____________________________________________ Contemporary Political Philosophy, Rawls, Feminist Philosophy
CONCENTRATION___________________________________________ Philosophy of Law
EDITED BOOKS______________________________________________ Varieties of Feminist Liberalism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2004).
Caring for Liberalism: Dependency and Liberal Political Theory, with Asha Bhandary (Routledge 2021).
JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS___________________ "Towards a New Feminist Liberalism: Okin, Rawls, and Habermas." Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 11(1) (Winter 1996): 49-66. Reprinted in Opponents and Implications of a Theory of Justice, vol. 3 of The Philosophy of Rawls: A Collection of Essays, edited by Henry S. Richardson and Paul J. Weithman (eds.) (Garland Publishing, 1999): 295-312. "A Feminist Liberal Approach to Hate Crime Legislation." The Journal of Social Philosophy 34(1) (Spring 2003): 134-152. Reprinted in Baehr (ed.), Varieties of Feminist Liberalism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2004): 265-286.
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"Introduction.” Varieties of Feminist Liberalism, edited by Amy R. Baehr (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004): 1-20. “Feminist Politics and Feminist Pluralism: Can We Do Feminist Political Theory Without Theories of Gender?” Journal of Political Philosophy 12(4) (December 2004): 411-436. Reprinted in Feminist Politics: Identity, Difference, and Agency, edited by D. Orr, D. Taylor, E. Kahl, K. Earle, C. Rainwater, and L. L. McAlister (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007): 213-242. “Perfectionism, Feminism, and Public Reason.” Law and Philosophy 27(2) (March 2008): 193-222. "Conservatism, Feminism, and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese." Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 24(2) (April-June 2009): 101-24. “Liberal Feminism: Political and Comprehensive.” Feminist Interpretations of John Rawls, edited by Ruth Abbey (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013): 150-166. “Reflections on Zona Vallance’s ‘Women as Moral Beings.’” Ethics 125(1) (October 2014): 200-203. Featured on Pea Soup: http://peasoup.typepad.com/peasoup/2014/10/celebrating-125-years-of-ethics-atpea-soup-with-amy-r-baehr-on-zona-vallance.html “Feminist Receptions of the Original Position.” The Original Position, edited by Timothy Hinton (Cambridge University Press, 2016): 119-138. “A Capacious Account of Liberal Feminism.” Feminist Philosophy Quarterly 3(1) (Spring 2017), 1-23. https://ojs.lib.uwo.ca/index.php/fpq/article/view/3065/2330 “A Feminist Liberal Response to the Dependency Critique.” John Rawls: Debating the Major Questions, edited by Jon Mandle and Sarah Roberts-Cady (Oxford, 2020), 219-230. “Women’s Suffrage and the Unfinished Business of Liberal Feminism.” Suffrage and Its Limits: The New York Story, edited by Kathleen Dowley (SUNY, 2020), 113-126. “Substantive Equality and Equal Citizenship.” Journal of Applied Philosophy 37(5): 854-862. Special Issue on Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism by Lori Watson and Christie Hartley (published online first 9/24/2020). “Political Constructivism and Justice in Caregiving.” Caring for Liberalism: Dependency and Liberal Political Theory, edited by Amy R. Baehr and Asha Bhandary (Routledge, 2021), 187-211. “Introduction,” with Asha Bhandary. Caring for Liberalism: Dependency and Liberal Political Theory, edited by Amy R. Baehr and Asha Bhandary (Routledge, 2021), 1-21.
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“The Feminist Critique of Liberalism and the Challenge of Right-Wing Populism: A Reply to Gila Stolper.” International Journal of Constitutional Law 19(2)(July 2021). Symposium on an essay by Gila Stolper. Forthcoming.
"Liberal Feminism.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Edward N. Zalta (ed.). 2007; 2013 (substantive revision); 2020 (substantive revision). http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/feminism-liberal/ “Susan Okin.” The Encyclopedia of Law and Social Philosophy (Springer, 2017). Encyclopedia editors: Mortimer Sellers (U. Baltimore School of Law) and Stephan Kirste (University of Salzburg); Contemporary Legal Theory editor: Sally Scholz (Villanova). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-
“Feminism.” Habermas Handbook: Life, Work, Impact, edited by Hauke Brunkhorst, Regina Kreide, and Cristina Lafont (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017): 183-187. (Invited. Peer review, not blinded.) Originally published in German as “Feministische Diskurse,” in Habermas-Handbuch: Leben, Werk, Wirkung (Verlag J.B. Metzler, 2009): 112-115.
REVIEWS____________________________________________________ Feminists Reconsider the Self, Diana Meyers (ed.) and Feminism and Families (ed. H. Nelson), Constellations 4(3) (1998): 457-460.
Partisan or Neutral? by Michael J. White, Teaching Philosophy 23(3) (September 2000): 290-295. Women’s Voices Women’s, Women’s Rights: Oxford Amnesty Lectures 1996. Hypatia 17(1) (W 2002): 197-200. Higher Ground: From Utopianism to Realism in American Feminist Thought and Theory by Sally Kitch. National Women’s Studies Association Journal 14(1) (Spring 2002): 196-198. Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin, Debra Satz and Rob Reich (eds). Social Theory and Practice 36(3) (July 2010): 525-533. The Return of Feminist Liberalism by Ruth Abbey. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Posted 12/2011. http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/27831-the-return-of-feminist-liberalism/ Public Rights, Private Relations by Jean Thomas. Review of Politics 78(2) (Spring 2016): 337-339. The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy by Cynthia Enloe. Hypatia Online Reviews (February 2019). https://www.hypatiareviews.org/reviews/content/390
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REPORTS AND SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS _______________________
"Feminist Ethics and Social Policy. A Conference Report." APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy (Fall 1994): 64-66. "Report on the APA\AAPT-Sponsored Seminar on Teaching Philosophy for Advanced Graduate Students." APA Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy (Fall 1996). Also published in the AAPT Newsletter (Fall 1996). "The Millennium, Big Deal?" The Manuscript (Moravian College's literary magazine) (Spring 2000):18-20. "Liberalism in Recent Feminist Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law." APA Newsletter on Philosophy of Law 2(1) (Fall 2002): 150-154. “Remarks on Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder.” Hofstra University First Year Orientation Website (Summer 2011). “Remarks on The Honor Code by Kwame Anthony Appiah.” Hofstra University First Year Orientation Website (Summer 2014).
POPULAR MEDIA _____________________________________________ “Weighing Hevesi’s Ethical Dilemma.” Newsday (Opinion) 11/24/06. “The Issue is Not Equal Shares.” Newsday (Opinion) 3/25/07. “Rights, Life, and the Unborn.” Newsday (Opinion) 10/14/07. “Jail Only Goes So Far in Ensuring Children’s Safety.” Newsday (Opinion) 8/21/09. Audre Nemiro, “The Heart of the Matter,” Interview, Hofstra Chronicle (2/4/2020): https://www.thehofstrachronicle.com/category/hofstra/2020/2/4/professor-spotlight-amy-baehr-the-heartof-the-matter
"The General Crisis of Administrative Centralized Socialism: A Sketch Towards a Theory of Reproduction" by Michael Brie. Praxis International 11 (Spring 1991), 65-77. From the German with Igor Jasinski. "From Patriarchal Socialism to Socialist Democracy: Thoughts on a New Theory of Society" by Reinhard Mocek. Praxis International 11 (Spring 1991), 51-64. From the German with Igor Jasinski.
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PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS_______________________________________
"Political Liberalism, Rawls, and Okin." Eastern Society for Women in Philosophy Conference. Muhlenberg College. March 18, 1995.
"Pluralism, and Justice in the Family." Third Annual Graduate Student Conference on The Morality of Pluralism. SUNY at Buffalo. April 22, 1995. "Perspectives on Justice in the Family: Rawls, Okin, and Habermas." New York Society for Women in Philosophy Social and Political Philosophy Workshop. CUNY. April 28, 1995. "Practical Discourse: Ideal or Real?" Kent State University Graduate Student Conference on Unforced Conversation or Unforced Communication: Metaphor, Ideal, or Reality? Kent State University. April 29, 1995. "Remarks on Rawls and Habermas on the Liberties of the Moderns and of the Ancients." 12th Annual Conference of the North American Society for Social Philosophy, Colby College, Colby, Maine. August 13, 1995. "Care Ethics and the Patient-Physician Relationship." Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Colloquium on the Patient-Physician Relationship. SUNY at Stony Brook. November 28, 1995. “Teaching Philosophy and the Underprivileged Student.” American Philosophical Association’s Central Division Meeting (American Association of Philosophy Teachers Panel). Pittsburgh, April 23, 1997. “Toward a Truly ‘Political’ Feminist Politics.” Women and Society Conference. Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. June 6, 1997. “Does Feminist Politics Require Grounding in an Ontology of Gender?” Northeast Political Science Association. Philadelphia, PA. November 13-15, 1997. “Normative Foundations and Ontological Assumptions.” New York Society for Women in Philosophy Ethics Workshop. March 1998. “Prospects for a Feminist Liberalism.” Presented, with respondent Charlotte Witt, at the Society for Women in Philosophy Spring Conference, University of New Hampshire. March 27, 1998. “Integrating Women into the Philosophy Curriculum.” Presentation on a panel on Chairing a Philosophy Department, American Association of Philosophy Teachers. Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA. August 1998.
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“Irigaray, Butler, and Liberal Feminism. Strategies for a Truly Political Feminism.” Presented at the International Association of Women Philosophers’ Lessons from the Gyneceum: Women Philosophizing-Past, Present, Future. University of Massachusetts, Boston. August 1998. “Exploring a Feminist Liberal Approach to Hate Crime Legislation.” Invited paper. Dickinson College Philosophy Department Faculty Colloquium. January 28, 2000. Comments on Dan Kahan’s “Two Liberal Fallacies in the Hate Crimes Debate.” Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University: Hate Crimes Conference. (Participants: Andrew Altman (GWU), Heidi Hurd (Penn Law), Dan Kahan (Yale Law), Claudia Card (Wisconsin Phil), Michael Blake (Harvard Phil)) 4/14/00-4/15/00. “A Feminist Liberal Approach to Hate Crime Legislation”. Invited paper. William Patterson University Philosophy Department Faculty Colloquium. October 31, 2000. “A Feminist Liberal Approach to Hate Crime Legislation.” Invited paper. Lehigh U. Phil. Dept. Colloquium. 2/28/01. "Responsibility and Desert: Reflections on September 11th." Invited Panelist. Moravian College. Bethlehem, PA. October 2, 2001. "Some Questions about Perfectionism in Feminist Political Philosophy." Presented to the Eastern Society for Women in Philosophy. April 7, 2002. MIT. "Feminist Perfectionism, Fundamentalism, and a Liberal Response." Feminism and Legal Theory Project. Theme: Feminisms and Fundamentalisms. April 11-12, 2003. Cornell University. “Liberalism, Feminism, and Perfectionism.” North American Society for Social Philosophy. Creighton University, July 29-31, 2004. “Perfectionism, Feminism, and Public Reason.” Hofstra University Philosophy Department Colloquium. Dec. 1, 2004. “An Anti-Subordination Theory of Hate Crime Legislation.” American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division) Panel. December 27-30, 2004. Invited panelist. “Morality and Politics: Catholicism and Feminism." Dowling College. Invited Speaker. April 4, 2005. “Toward a Rawlsian Feminism.” American Philosophical Association (Central Division) Panel. April 2730, 2005. Invited panelist. (Chair: Martha Nussbaum, other Panelists: Iris Young (UofC) and Anthony Laden (U of Ill.) “What is Conservative Feminism?” 5/10/06. Hofstra University Study Group. (Massoud Fazeli, organizer).
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“What Is Conservative Feminism?” 10/2-3/06. Franklin Pierce College. Visiting Scholar. Public lecture plus classroom visit. Commentator (and Moderator). Democratic Citizenship and Gender. Dimensions of Women’s Equal Citizenship. Hofstra Law School, November 3-4, 2006. (Panelists: Anne Peters (U. Basel), Jane Cohen (U. Texas), Nancy Hirschmann (UPenn), Kathryn Abrams (UC Berkeley). “Feminist Responses to Traditional and Religious Conservatism.” Feminism and Legal Theory Project Conference. Theme: Feminism and Religion. Emory University, 5/11-12/07. “Rawls on Marx.” Prepared remarks for HCLAS Friday afternoon reading group. Presented with Conrad Harold (Hofstra Economics Department). 3/10/10. “Comments on Carol Hay’s ‘A Reconciliation between Radical and Liberal Feminism.’” Pacific Meeting of the American Philosophical Association. Panel on Liberalism. 4/2/2010. “Liberal Feminism: Political and Comprehensive.” Invited Keynote. Long Island Philosophical Society. Molloy College. 4/17/10. “Liberal Feminism: Political and Comprehensive.” Hofstra University Philosophy Department Colloquium 4/6/11. “Some Philosophical Reflections on the Slutwalk Phenomenon.” Hofstra University Day of Dialogue. 10/26/11. “What is a Liberal Feminist to Say about Inequality in Wealth and Income?” Invited Lecture in Women in the Tradition: Philosophers Then and Now Series. Montclair State University, NJ. 3/22/2012. “Liberal Feminism: Political and Comprehensive.” SWIPshop (workshop of the New York Society for Women in Philosophy), 4/13. “Some Remarks on Hannah Arendt, a film by Margaretha von Trotta.” Roundtable organized by Hofstra University’s Religion Department. Hofstra University. Fall 2013. “Comments on Carol Hay’s Kantianism, Liberalism, Feminism: Resisting Oppression.” Author Meets Critics Panel. Society for Analytical Feminism at the 2014 Pacific Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (San Diego April 16-20, 2014). “Feminist Receptions of the Original Position.” Roundtable Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Susan Okin’s Justice, Gender and the Family. Pacific APA. San Diego 4/16/14 – 4/20/14. “Balancing Work and Family as an Academic Philosopher.” Power, Pedagogy, and Philosophy’s Woman Problem. New School for Social Research. 5/10/14.
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“Appiah’s Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen.” Hofstra FYC Orientation Website. 5/14. https://www.hofstra.edu/Academics/colleges/hclas/fyc/commonreading/2014/index.html “A Complex Account of Liberal Feminism.” Panel on Comprehensive vs. Political Liberal Feminism: The Challenge of Political Liberalism. Hypatia Conference: Exploring Collaborative Contestations/Diversifying Philosophy. 5/28/15 – 5/30/15. Villanova University. “A Capacious Account of Liberal Feminism,” 11/11/15. (SWIPshop) New York Society for Women in Philosophy’s workshop. “A Capacious Account of Liberal Feminism,” 2/ 24/16. Hofstra Philosophy Department Colloquium. Comments on Erin Kelly’s (Tufts) “Historically Rooted Injustice,” Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University, in collaboration with the journal Ethics: Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of John Rawls’s Political Liberalism. (Participants: Rainer Forst (Frankfurt), Andrew Altman (GSU), Gerald Gaus (University of Arizona), Christie Hartley (GSU), John Skorupski (University of St. Andrews), Sally Scholz (Villanova), William Edmundson (GSU), Erin Kelly (Tufts), Paul Weithman (Notre Dame), Henry Richardson (Georgetown)). May 12-13, 2016. Political Philosophy for 2016: A Debate and Dialogue with Amy Baehr and Daniel Shapiro. Brooklyn Public Philosophers, 10/25/2016. Brooklyn Public Library. “The Limits of Suffrage and the Unfinished Business of Liberal Feminism,” 4/22/17. Contribution to panel: The Limits of Suffrage for Gender Equality. Conference commemorating 100 years of women’s suffrage in New York State. The Benjamin Center at SUNY New Paltz. “Anti-Racist and Feminist Justice: A Reply to Rawls and Kelly.” 10/8/17. Society for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory, Clearwater, FL. “Thinking Clearly in a Climate of Political Bullshit.” Hofstra University Day of Dialogue (Panel included Kathleen Wallace, Hofstra Philosophy Department). October 25, 2017. Comments on Gina Schouten, Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor, chapter 3. Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University. May 10-11, 2018. (Participants: Gina Schouten (Harvard University), Seanna Schiffrin (UCLA Law and Philosophy), Lori Watson (University of San Diego), Clare Chambers (University of Cambridge)). “Dreaming About Justice: Martin Luther King and Racial Justice.” A Night of Philosophy. Avenues High School, New York City. 5/18/18. “Values and Immigration.” Hofstra University Day of Dialogue. October 24, 2018.
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“A Feminist Liberal Response to Dependency and Anti-Racist Critiques,” Minds of Our Own Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 11/9/18 - 11/11/18. “Socialism.” Hofstra University Civil Rights Day. March 26, 2019. (Panel included Martin Melkonian, Hofstra Economics Department.) Comments on Lori Watson and Christie Hartley’s Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism. Book Symposium, Pacific APA, Vancouver, April 17-19, 2019.