Philosophy Department




Marcia Morgan Email Marcia Morgan

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Director, Women's and Gender Studies

Moyer, 3rd Floor
Phone: 484-664-3416

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, Phenomenology, Philosophy and the Arts, Philosophy of Feminism, 19th Century Philosophy, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, 20th Century Continental Philosophy, and The Politics of Memory. Her areas of specialization include 19th and 20th century Continental philosophy, Kierkegaard, existentialism and phenomenology, critical theory, and feminist theory. She has published two books, one as editor and co-author with Agnes Heller titled The Concept of the Beautiful (Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books, 2012), and one as sole author of a monograph on Kierkegaard and Critical Theory (Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books, 2012). She has published articles and book chapters in Schleiermacher und Kierkegaard: Subjectivity and Truth (Walter de Gruyter Publisher), Kierkegaard in Lisbon: Contemporary Readings (Center for Philosophy of the University of Lisbon), with articles forthcoming in Revue Internationale de Philosophie (Belgium), Thesis Eleven (Australia), Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception, and Resources (Ashgate UK), among other publications. She has published book reviews in The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal and The Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature. She is currently working on a monograph on Kierkegaard and phenomenology, as well as a new book on Agnes Heller. She is also currently editing a book by Heller on The Philosophy of Dreams. 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 at the Institute for Philosophy of the Technical University in Dresden, Germany. In 2012 Dr Morgan received the Daniel J. and Carol Shiner Wilson Faculty Research Award from Muhlenberg College, and in 2010 Dr. Morgan received the Edna Hong Research Scholarship from the Hong Kierkegaard Library of St. Olaf College.