ACADEMIC VITA (Abbreviated)
Karen J. Warren

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Business Address Department of Philosophy  
  Macalester College  
  1600 Grand Avenue  
  St. Paul, MN 55105  
Phone 651-696-6172  
Fax 651-696-6008  
Email warren@macalester.edu  
Web Page http://www.macalester.edu/~warren  
     
Education Ph.D. Philosophy 1978 University of Massachusetts-Amherst
 
M.A. Philosophy 1974
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  B.A. Philosophy 1970 University of Minnesota
  Summa Cum Laude  
     
Teaching, Service, Scholarship Awards

 
  2004, Women's Chair in Humanistic Studies Marquette University
  2003, Oxford Round Table Scholar Oxford University, UK
  2000, Macalester College Educator of the Year Award
  1998, Feminist Teacher Award "Rewriting the Future" selected for an anthology of "greatest hits" from Feminist Teacher's first ten volumes
  1997, American Philosophical Association (APA) Honored for Teaching Excellence
  1996, Macalester College Excellence in Teaching Award
  1995, Ecofeminist Scholar-in-Residence

Murdoch University
Perth, Australia

  1994, International Communications Film & Video Festival (INTERCOM) 1st Place Gold Hugo Award in General Education for video "Thinking Out Loud: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills"
  1993, Northeastern Illinois University Recognition for Distinguished Service to Higher Education
1970, University of Minnesota Brodeck Scholarship in Philosophy for Outstanding Philosophy Student
  1969, University of Minnesota Phi Beta Kappa
 
Full-Time Academic Employment    
  1985-Present, Macalester College Full Professor (since 1997)
  2004, Women's Chair in Humanistic Studies Marquette University
  1995 Ecofeminist Scholar-in-Residence Murdoch University, Western Australia
  1978-85 St. Olaf College Assistant Professor
Publications

Books:

   
  Gendering the History of Western Philosophy: Pairs ot Men and Women Philosophers from the 4th Century B.C.E. to the Present, with Lead Essay, Chapter Commentaries and Introductions Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007
  Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology, 4th edition, co-ed. Michael Zimmerman, J. Baird Callicott, George Sessions, Karen J. Warren, and Irene Flaver Prentice-Hall, 2004
  Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature, ed. Karen J. Warren Indiana University Press, 1997
 

Bringing Peace Home: Feminism, Violence, and Nature, co-ed. Karen J. Warren and Duane L. Cady

Indiana University Press, 1996
  Ecological Feminist Philosophies, ed. Karen J. Warren Indiana University Press, 1996
  Ecological Feminism, ed. Karen J. Warren Routledge, 1994

Journals, Newsletters:

 
  APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, vol. 93 (1), 1994, ed. Special Issue on Feminism and Peace
 

Hypatia, vol. 9 (2), 1994, ed.

Special Issue on Feminism and Peace
  APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, vol. 90 (3), 1990 and vol. 91 (1), 1992 Special Issues on Feminism and the Environment
 

Hypatia, vol. 6 (1), 1991

Special Issue on Ecological Feminism
  APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, vol. 88 (2), 1989

Special Issue on Reason, Rationality, and Gender

Special Symposia on My Work

   
 

“Connecting Feminism, Ecology, and Religion: The Role of Ecofeminist Spiritualities and Practices”

in Towards Ecofeminism (Center for Gender and Women's Studies at Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion at Tenri University, Tenri, Japan: 2003): 12-21
 

Ecofeminism and Environmental Ethics: An Analysis of Ecofeminist Theory

by David Kronlid, Uppsala , Sweden : Uppsala University Press, 2003
Environment & Values: Symposium on Karen J. Warren's Ecofeminist Philosophy ed. Vicki Davion (Indiana University Press, Vol. 7, no. 2 (Autumn, 2002)
 

Special Session of the American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meetings, on Karen J. Warren's Ecofeminist Philosophy

Sponsored by the International Society for Environmental Ethics (April, 2002)
  Special Session of the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division Meetings, on Karen J. Warren's Ecofeminist Philosophy Sponsored by the Society for Women in Philosophy and Radical Philosophy Association (December, 2001)

References to My Contribu-tions to Feminism & Philosophy

 
 

Biography Included in Feminists Who Changed America , 1963-1975

ed. Barbara Love ( University of Illinois Press, 2006)
 

Getting Here from There”

in Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy, ed. Linda Alcoff ( Lanham , MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 2003): 153-166

 

"The Quilt of Ecological Feminism: An Interview with Karen J.Warren"

Danielle Wirth and Pat Boddy, woman of power, Issue Twenty (Spring, 1991): 64-68

Translations of My Work

 
 

“The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism,” appears in almost every textbook in Environmental Ethics/Philosophy and is being translated into Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Japanese and Persian..

Environmental Ethics, vol. 12 (2), 1990: 125-46
  Ecofeminist Philosophy: A Western Perspective on What It Is and Why It Matters is being translated into Spanish. Lanham , MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 2000
  Ecological Feminist Philosophies is being translated into Spanish Indiana University Press, 1996

Selected Publications :

   
 

“The Power and the Promise of Ecofeminism, Revisited”

in Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology, 4th Edition.eds. Michael E. Zimmerman, J. Baird Callicot, Karen J. Warren, Irene J. Klaver, John Clark (Engle- wood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2004): 252-279
  "Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Education: An Ecofeminist Philosophical Perspective on the Importance of Gender" in Sustainable Development: A Challenge for Higher Education, eds. John Blewett and Cedric Cullingform: Earthscan: London, 2004
 

”The Philosophical Foundation of a New Land Ethic"

in The Land Ethic Toolbox: Using Ethics, Emotion and Spiritual Values to Advance American Land Conservation, ed. Bob Perschel (Washington D.C.: The Wilderness Society, 2004) : 12-16
 

“The Role of Selected Critical Thinking Skills in Understanding, Communicating, and Implementing Leopold's Land Ethic"

in The Land Ethic Toolbox: ed. Bob Perschel (The Wilderness Society, 2004): 18-21
  "Feminist Slants on Nature and Health: Dialogue between Hilde Nelson and Karen J. Warren" Journal of Medical Humanities, Vol. 23, no. 1 (2001)
  "Must Everyone Be Vegetarian?" Ecofeminist Journal ( 2001)

"Aldo Leopold's ‘The Land Ethic' and Ecofeminism"

Environment and Organization (2001). See also Reflections

  "Care-Sensitive Ethics and Situated Universalism" Global Environmental Ethics, ed. N. Low, Routledge, 1999: 131-45
  "Environmental Justice: Some Ecofeminist Worries About A Distributive Model" Environmental Ethics, vol. 21 (2), 1999: 151-61
  "Peacekeeping and Philosophy: A Critique of Sterba's Justice Here and Now" Journal of Social Philosophy, vol. 3 (3), 1999: 411-23
 

"Ecofeminist Philosophy and Deep Ecology"

Philosophical Dialogues: Arne Naess and the Progress of Ecophilosophy, eds. N. Witoszek and A. Brennan, Rowman & Littlefield, 1999: 255-69

 

"Taking Empirical Data Seriously"

Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature, ed. K.J. Warren, Indiana University Press, 1997: 3-20
 

"Ecofeminism and the Longing for Home"

The Longing for Home, ed. L. Rouner, University of Notre Dame Press, 1997: 217-29

 

"Feminism and Peace: Seeing Connections," co-authored with Duane L. Cady

Bringing Peace Home, eds. K. J. Warren and D. Cady, Indiana University Press: 1996: 1-15
 

"Agenda 21 and Women: An Ecofeminist Perspective"

Proceedings on Interdisciplinary Conference Held at the United Nations on the Ethical Issues Embedded in the United Nations Program on Environment and Development, Agenda 21, " January 13-14, 1994 (New York: United Nations, 1994): 321-338

  "Toward an Ecofeminist Peace Politics" Ecological Feminism, ed. K. J. Warren, Routledge, 1994: 179-99
  "A Philosophical Perspective on Ecofeminist Spiritualities"

Ecofeminism and the Sacred, ed. C. Adams, Continuum/Crossroads Books, 1993: 119-32

 

"Women and Technology: An Ecofeminist Philosophical Perspective"

Research in Philosophy and Technology, guest ed. J. Rothschild, vol. 13 (1993): 13-19
 

"Ecosystem Ecology and Metaphysical Ecology: A Case Study," co-authored with Jim Cheney

Environmental Ethics, Summer, vol 15 (2),1993: 99-116
 

"Ecological Feminism and Ecosystem Ecology," co-authored with Jim Cheney

Hypatia : Special Issue on Ecological Feminism , Vol. 6 (1) (1991): 179-197
 

Feminism and the Environment: An Overview of the Issues"

APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, Vol. 90 (3) (Fall, 1991): 108-116

 

"Toward A Feminist Peace Politics"

Journal for Peace and Justice Studies, vol. 3 (1), 1991: 87-102

 

"The Feminist Critique of Traditional Liberalism," co-authored with Martin Gunderson

The American Constitutional Experiment, eds. D. Speaks and C. Peden, The Edwin Mellen Press, 1991: 387-410
 

"Leisure Studies and Critical Thinking," co-authored with Karen Fox

Schole, vol. 5, 1990: 16-37
 
"The Power and Promise of Ecological Feminism"
Environmental Ethics, vol. 12 (2), 1990: 125-46
  "Rewriting the Future: The Feminist Challenge to the Malestream Curriculum" Feminist Teacher, vol. 4 (2/3), 1989: 46-52
  "Male Gender Bias and Western Conceptions of Reason and Rationality" APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, vol. 88 (2), 1989: 48-53
 

"The Ethics of Collecting Cultural Properties"

The Ethics of Collecting Cultural Property: Whose Cultures? Whose Properties?, ed. P. Messenger, University of New Mexico Press, 1989: 1-25
  "Toward An Ecofeminist Ethic"

Studies in the Humanities, December, 1988: 140-56

 

"Critical Thinking and Feminism"

Informal Logic, vol. X (1), 1988: 31-42
 

"Reconceiving Feminism"

Freedom, Equality, and Social Change, ed. by C. Peden and J.. Sterba. The Mellon Press, 1988: 135-46
 

"Feminism and Ecology: Making Connections"

Environmental Ethics, vol. 9 (3), 1987: 3-20
 

Encyclopedia Articles:


 
  “Environmental Philosophy” Oxford Handbook of Philosophy (submission deadline: October 15, 2007 )
  "Feminist Environmentalisms" Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (On-Line)
  "Ecofeminism" Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change
 

"Feminism, Ecofeminism, and Cultural Feminism"

International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Science
 

"Ecofeminism"

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 1995
  "Ecofeminism" Conservation and Environmentalism: An Encyclopedia, 1995: 194-96
"Ecofeminism" The Encyclopedia of the Environment, 1994: 156-58

Book Reviews:

 
  Review of Jim Sterba's Three Challenges to Multiculturalism: Feminism, Environmentalism, and Multiculturalism Journal of Social Philosophy
(Fall, 2002)
  Review of Chris Cuomo's Feminism and Ecological Communities, Barbara Johnston's Life and Death Matters, and Mary Mellor's Feminism and Ecology Signs, Vol. 26, no. 2 (Winter 2001)
  Book Review of Deane Curtin's Chinnagounder's Challenge: The Question of Ecological Citizenship Environmental Ethics (Summer, 2002)
  Review of Uma Narayan and Sandra Harding's Decentering the Center: Philosophy for a Multicultural, Post-Colonial, and Feminist World The Philosopher's Magazine (Summer, 2001)
  The Legacy of Carolyn Merchant's The Death of Nature Organization and the Environment, vol. 11, no. 2 (1998): 186-188
  What Are They Saying About Environmental Ethics, by Pamela Smith: Book Review Ethics (2001)
  Review of Thomas Attig and Donald Scherer, eds., Ethics and the Environment Environmental Ethics, Vol. 6 (3) (Fall, 1984): 277-282
  Review of Kristin Shrader-Frechette's Environmental Ethics Environmental Ethics, Vol. 6 (2) (Summer, 1984): 175-179
International Keynote Presentations    

Buenos Aires, Goteborg (Sweden), Helsinki, Moscow, Oslo, Melbourne, Perth (Australia), Rio de Janeiro, San Jose (Costa Rica), Tenri (Japan), Victoria (B.C.), Winnipeg

Topics: Critical Thinking, Ecofeminist Philosophy, Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Peace Studies, Social and Political Philosophy)
Works in Progress

 

 
  Gendering the History of Western Philosophy: Pairs ot Men and Women Philosophers from the 4th Century B.C.E. to the Present, with Lead Essay, Chapter Commentaries and Introductions Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007
  Panelist for EcoRes Forum E-Conference On-line, April 14-28, 2008
 

“Why Ecofeminism is Central to the Prairie Restoration Projects and What Naturalists Do"

Iowa State University, Spring 2008
  “Environmentalism and the Future: The Necessity of Ecofeminist Philosophy” University of Montana at Missoula , one week in August. 2008

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