Dr. Alyssa Adamson, Ph.D., smiles into the camera.
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
PHIL 102 - Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 302 - History of Modern Philosophy
PHIL 367 - Postcolonialism
Research Interests
Social and Political Philosophy, Hegel, Marx, Decolonial Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Queer Theory

B.A. in Philosophy, University of Redlands
M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy, Stony Brook University

Additional Information

Dr. Adamson’s research centers modern political philosophy and critical responses to its contradictions as they have been articulated by feminist, socialist, anti-colonial, and critical race theorists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. They also research movements, political organizations, and scholar-activists who have worked to translate their philosophical principles into concrete political action. Dr. Adamson’s current research is on the political and economic writings of Rosa Luxemburg, C. L. R. James, Sylvia Wynter, and Frantz Fanon.

LWH 3086
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Tuesday and Thursday: 3-4 p.m.
Main Campus