Office: Plaza M108 J
Office Hours for Spring 2023:
Tuesdays 12:30p to 1:30pm
Expertise Areas: Feminist Philosophy and Critical Prison Studies
Education & Degrees
Ph.D. Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, August 2011
B.A. Philosophy, Earlham College, 2002
PHIL 3500: Culture and Ideology: Racism and Sexism
PHIL 4812: Gender and Sexuality
PHIL 4812: Reclaiming Women Philosophers
PHIL 4812: The Woman Question
Click Here to check out a blog post discussing Dr. Tyson's new book: "Where Are The Women?"
Where are the Women? Why Expanding the Archive Makes Philosophy Better, (New York: Columbia University Press, 2018). **Note: if you are unable to read this book online via the Auraria Library, please come to the Philosophy Department. We may be able to help you.**
Philosophy Imprisoned: The Love of Wisdom in the Age of Mass Incarceration, co-edited with Joshua Hall, (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014). **Note: if you are unable to find this book in the Auraria Library, please come to the Philosophy Department. We may have a copy available.**
Articles & Chapters
“The Heart of the Other?” in Deconstructing the Death Penalty: Essays on Derrida’s Death Penalty Seminars edited by Kelly Oliver and Stephanie Straub, chapter 12, (New York: Fordham University Press, 2018).
“Feminism and the Carceral State: Gender-Responsive Justice, Community Accountability, and the Epistemology of Antiviolence” in Feminist Philosophy Quarterly 3.1 (2017), co-authored with Brady Heiner.
“Prison Abolition and a Culture of Sexual Difference,” in Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration edited by Geoffrey Adelsberg, Lisa Guenther, and Scott Zeman, (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015): p. 210-224.
“Experiments in Responsibility: Pocket Parks, Radical Anti-Violence Work, and the Social Ontology of Safety,” in Radical Philosophy Review, 17.2 (2014): p. 421-434.
“From the Exclusion of Women to the Transformation of Philosophy: Reclamation and Its Possibilities,” in Metaphilosophy 45.1 (2014): p. 1-19.
“Reclamation from Absence? Luce Irigaray and Women in the History of Philosophy,” in Hypatia 28.3 (2013): p. 483-498.