Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.S. Villanova University
M.A., Ph.D. New School for Social Research
Dr. Morgan earned her Ph.D. in Philosophy at the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science of the New School for Social Research in New York City. She came to Muhlenberg in 2009, where she currently teaches courses such as “Theories of Human Nature,” “19th Century Philosophy,” “20th Century Continental Philosophy,” “Philosophy of Feminism,” “Phenomenology,” “Philosophy of the Arts,” and “The Politics of Memory.” As of January 2012 Dr. Morgan is Assistant Director of Muhlenberg’s Faculty Center for Teaching. Before coming to Muhlenberg Dr. Morgan taught at Bryn Mawr College, Eugene Lang College of the New School, and at Potsdam University in Germany as Lecturer. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher for two years at the Institute for Philosophy of the Technical University in Dresden, Germany. She has delivered papers at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetics, the International Kierkegaard Conference at St. Olaf College, the Søren Kierkegaard Research Center in Denmark, the International Society for the Study of European Ideas in Israel, the International Marcuse Society Conference at the University of Pennsylvania, the Dia Center for the Arts in New York City, Sarah Lawrence College, Long Island University, and the University of Lisbon in Portugal. Her areas of specialization include 19th and 20th century Continental philosophy, Kierkegaard and existentialism, critical theory, and feminist theory. She has published a book as editor and co-author with Agnes Heller, titled The Concept of the Beautiful (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012) and is currently working as sole author of a book on Kierkegaard. She has published articles on Kierkegaard and Schleiermacher, Adorno and Kierkegaard, feminist perspectives on violence, as well as book reviews and translations of articles in Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal and Søren Kierkegaard Newsletter. In 2010 Dr. Morgan received the Edna Hong Research Scholarship from the Hong Kierkegaard Library of St. Olaf College.