SPEP is pleased to congratulate long time member, Linda Alcoff, for her recent election as Vice-President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association. After a year as Vice-President, she will become President of the APA in the 2012-13 academic year.
Linda Alcoff is Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center.
Her work focuses on social identity and race, epistemology, politics and violence, Foucault, and Latino Studies. She has edited 9 volumes and written two books: Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self (Oxford 2006), Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory (Cornell 1996).
She has served on the Executive Committee of the APA and as Co-director of SPEP. We wish her the best of success in her new position.