Stacy Keltner is Professor of Philosophy in the Interdisciplinary Studies Department, where she teaches courses in Gender and Women’s Studies, American Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society.
Keltner received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Memphis in 2002. She has published widely in social and political theory, continental philosophy, and feminist theory. She is the author of Kristeva: Thresholds (Polity Press, 2011) and the co-editor, with Kelly Oliver, of Psychoanalysis, Aesthetics, and Politics in the Work of Kristeva (SUNY Press, 2009).
Keltner is currently working on two book projects with Ashley McFarland. The first is a co-authored manuscript entitled Nude Awakening, a work that examines the role and significance of nudity in politics and activism. You can check out some of their recent writing at CounterPunch and Common Dreams. The second is a co-edited collection of articles entitled Engendering Change from A to Z: A Toolbox for Agitators, a field guide for civic and community engagement that covers activists, campaigns, movements, essential concepts, strategies, and tactics for social change.
Ph.D., University of Memphis