Faculty & Staff

Dr. Alexander has been at Truman since 1993. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. from Northwestern University and B.A. (magna cum laude) Beloit College.  She is a member of the American Philosophical Association, Society for Women in Philosophy, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy and Phi Beta Kappa.  Dr. Alexander's teaching emphasizes recognizing multiple viewpoints and thinking most clearly where we feel most strongly.  Recent presentations include "Love and Respect in Kofman, Lugones, and Gordon" and  "Race and Gender in Rousseau: Derrida, Kofman, Lugones."  Her areas of emphasis include contemporary continental philosophy, feminist and gender theory, and history of philosophy.