Jordan Liz


MA in Philosophy, University of Memphis
B.A. in Economics and Philosophy, B.S. in Business Administration, Hartwick College


Areas of Interest

Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Science, Biomedical Ethics, Modern Philosophy, Feminism, and Logic

Dissertation Committee

Mary-Beth Mader, Bill Lawson, Verena Erlenbusch, Luvell Anderson

Selected Presentations

"Race, Medicine and Genetic Susceptibility: Diagnosing Disease in the 'Postracial' Genomics Age." 2016 American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting. Palmer House Hilton. Chicago, IL. March 2-5, 2016; 5th Annual Values in Medicine, Science and Technology Conference. University of Texas at Dallas. Dallas, TX. May 19-22, 2015.

"Medicating Race: Diagnostic Disparities and the Discourse of Genetic Susceptibility" 29th Annual Society of Literature, Science and the Arts Conference: "After Biopolitics." BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC). Rice University. Houston, TX. November 12-15, 2015.

"Constructing Medical Reality: Epistemologies of Race and Disease Classifications from Genetics to Genomics." 5th Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities. Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI. September 24-25, 2015.


Courses Taught

PHIL 1611: Elementary Logic, Fall 2015
PHIL 3514: Biomedical Ethics (Online), Summer 2015
PHIL 1102: Values in the Modern World ("Power and Politics"), Spring 2015
PHIL 1101: Fundamental Issues in Philosophy ("Knowledge, Truth and Reality"), Fall 2014


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