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Susan Brison

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Chair, Philosophy Department
Ph.D., University of Toronto

312 Thornton

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SUSAN BRISON is Chair of the Department of Philosophy at Dartmouth College, also teaches in the Program in Women's and Gender Studies, and is currently the Faculty Associate of the East Wheelock Cluster. She has held visiting positions at Tufts University, New York University, and Princeton University, and has been a Mellon Fellow at New York University and an NEH-funded member of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ). 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.

Brison is the author of articles in anthologies and in journals such as Ethics, Hypatia, Nomos, and Legal Theory, co-editor of Contemporary Perspectives on Constitutional Interpretation (Westview, 1993), and author of Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self (Princeton University Press, 2002; Editions Chambon, 2003; C.H. Beck Verlag, 2004).


Fall 2013 - Winter 2014

  • Non-teaching Resident Term

Spring 2014

  • PHIL 80 (2A) Free Speech and Conflicts of Rights

Last Updated: 9/17/13