Camisha Russell

Camisha Russell

Assistant Professor of Philosophy | 233 Susan Campbell Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Critical Philosophy of Race, Ethics (esp. Bioethics), African American Philosophy, Feminist Theory

Academic Background 

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Penn State University, 2013
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Memphis, 2008
B.A. in French & Public Communication (Summa cum laude), American University, 2000

Awards & Fellowships

  • University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Humanities Research Institute, UC Irvine, 2013-2015
  • Riley Scholar-in-Residence, Philosophy Department, Colorado College, 2015-2017

Selected Publications

“Questions of Race in Bioethics: Deceit, Disregard, Disparity, and the Work of Decentering” 
Philosophy Compass, vol. 11, no. 1 (2016), pp. 43-55.

“The Race Idea in Reproductive Technologies: Beyond Epistemic Scientism and Technological Mastery”
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, vol. 12, no. 4 (2015), pp. 601-12.