Academics

Julia Sushytska

Degrees: Ph.D., Philosophy, Stony Brook University, 2008; Certificate in Women’s Studies, Stony Brook University, 2005; M.A., Philosophy, Stony Brook University, 2005; B.A., Philosophy, Minor in French, John Carroll University, 2001.

Portrait

Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • 20th Century Continental Philosophy
  • Eastern Europe as Borderlands

Description of Research

She is currently working on elaborating the notion of Eastern Europe as Borderlands both for journal publication and May Term course for the University of Redlands.

Courses Offered at Redlands

  • PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy 
  • PHIL 200 Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 460 Plato and Memory

Previous Teaching Experience

  • PHI 108 Logical and Critical Reasoning. Fall 2007
  • PHI 105 Social and Political Philosophy: Utopia—a Place that Does not Exist? Fall 2006
  • WST 103 Women, Culture, and Difference: Sex and Gender, Body and Beauty. Fall 2006
  • WST 103 Women, Culture, and Difference: Women, Ethnicity, and Race. Summer 2006
  • PHI 105 Social and Political Philosophy: Equality and Inequality. Spring 2006
  • CEJ 532 Women and Society. Fall 2005
  • PHI 108 Logical and Critical Reasoning. Fall 2005
  • PHI 100 Concepts of the Person. Summer 2005
  • PHI 101 History of Western Philosophy: What is Philosophy? Spring 2005
  • PHI 100 Concepts of the Person. Summer 2004
  • PHI 100 Concepts of the Person. Summer 2003
  • PHI 105 Social and Political Philosophy. Fall 2002
  • PHI 100 Concepts of the Person. Summer 2002

Degrees Held

  • Ph.D., Philosophy Stony Brook University, 2008
  • Certificate in Women’s Studies, Women’s Studies Program Stony Brook University, 2005
  • M.A., Philosophy Stony Brook University, 2005  
  • B.A., Philosophy, Minor in French John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio,  2001

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • 2005-2007 Adjunct Lecturer in Philosophy
    Stony Brook University
  • 2005-2007 Adjunct Lecturer in the Women’s Studies Program
    Stony Brook University
  • 2002-2005 Instructor in Philosophy (Teaching Assistant with full course responsibilities)
    Stony Brook University

Awards, Honors and Grants

  • Ethics Across the Curriculum Grant, $200 in support of Edward Casey’s lecture Banta Center for Business, Ethics and Society, University of Redlands, 2009
  •  Faculty Research Grant
    “The Borders Within: Ukraine as the Borderlands of the West” $1, 900, University of Redlands, 2009
  • Floyd L. Moreland Scholarship to the Latin/Greek Institute
    $1, 800 tuition scholarship, The City University of New York, 2007
  • Graduate Council Commendation for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student, Stony Brook University, 2006
  • Departmental Doctoral Fellowship for the Study of Philosophy in Paris (France)
    Exchange Fellowship, l’Université Paris X-Nanterre and Stony Brook University, Fall 2004/05
  • Teaching Assistantship in Philosophy
    Stony Brook University, 2001-2005
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude
    John Carroll University, 2001
  • William J. Selhorst Philosophy Award
    $3,000 scholarship awarded to one senior major in philosophy John Carroll University, 2001
  • Full Tuition Scholarship—Jesuit Presidential Grant
    John Carroll University, 1997- 2000

Publications, Presentations and Panels

October 2009
Moderator, “Pragmatic Visions of Race, Art, and Democracy” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

May 2009
“Philosophizing on the Borders between Europe and its East” Imshausen, Germany

November 2008
“Europe and Its Borders: A Philosophical Solution?” Galway, Ireland (paper accepted)

September 2007
“Irigarian Ontology and the Status of Difference” Response to Mary Beth Mader and Gail Schwab 2007 Luce Irigaray Circle Conference, New York

June 2007
“The Being of Philosophy: The Philosopher and the Mortal in Plato’s Sophist” Philosophy: Its Essence, Power and Energy, the Prometheus Trust 2nd annual conference, Glastonbury, Great Britain

April 2007
“Gloria Anzaldúa and Transformative Writing” 2nd Annual Roundtable on Latina Feminism, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio

March 2007
“Interruption inside Knowledge” Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis workshop on “Inside Knowledge: (Un)doing Methodologies, Imagining Alternatives,” University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 2007
“Parmenides and Deleuze on the Definition of Philosophy” Graduate Student Colloquium, Stony Brook University

May 2006
“The Philosopher and her Double in Plato’s Sophist” Graduate Student Colloquium, Stony Brook University

June 2005
“Translating the Other to Language in Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/ La Frontera” The International Association for Philosophy and Literature, the 29th annual conference, University of Helsinki, Finland

June 2003
“Writing the Unspeakable in Derrida and Adorno” The International Association for Philosophy and Literature, the 27th annual conference, University of Leeds, Great Britain

Professional Affiliations

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP)


Design through Math
Appleton Hall

The back of the University of Redlands own Appleton Hall contains a mathematically designed ‘Echo Chamber’ that uses calculated angles to refract sound.

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