Sandra Bartky, PhD


Core Faculty

Professor Emerita,
Gender and Women's Studies

PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana



About Dr. Sandra Bartky

Sandra Bartky is a Professor Emerita of Philosophy and Women's Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana. Her main fields of interest are existential philosophy, phenomenology, critical theory, Marxism, postmodernism, and feminist theory. She has published articles on Heidegger in Inquiry, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, and the British Journal of Aesthetics. Her work in philosophy of feminism has appeared in Social Theory and Practice, Hypatia and in several recent anthologies, including Feminism and Philosophy, Philosophy and Women, Philosophy for a New Generation, Classic Philosophical Questions, and Foucault and Feminism: Paths of Resistance. She is the author of Femininity and Domination: Studies in the Phenomenology of Oppression (Routledge, 1990) and co-editor of Revaluing French Feminism: Essays on Difference, Agency and Culture (Indiana University Press, 1992). She has been awarded both the Silver Circle Teaching Award and the UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching.