Dr. Joanna Crosby

Title: 
Associate Professor; Philosophy Concentration Advisor
Office Location: 
Holmes Hall 309-E
Phone: 
(443) 885-1807
Email: 
joanna.crosby@morgan.edu
Education:

1995 PhD Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
1994 MA Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
1991 MA American Studies, California State University at Fullerton
1989 BA Philosophy, California State University at Fullerton

Education:

1995 PhD Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
1994 MA Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
1991 MA American Studies, California State University at Fullerton
1989 BA Philosophy, California State University at Fullerton

Originally from California, Dr. Crosby moved to Baltimore in 1995 upon joining Morgan's Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. She was granted tenure in 2003, has been part of the Honors Faculty since 2002, and the Graduate Faculty since 2007. When not in the classroom, Dr. Crosby can be found at her loom, spinning wheel, or in the garden. Dr. Crosby lives in Baltimore with her husband, Michael, and a glaring of cats.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests
Critical Social Thought; Issues of Gender, Race, and Class; Chinese Philosophy; Comparative Philosophy; Foucault; History of Philosophy; Philosophy of Science; Popular Culture; Philosophy of Sustainability

Recent Publications

"The 2015 Baltimore Protests: Human Capital and the War on Drugs," Foucault Studies, no. 24, 2018, pp. 34-57.

"Foucaultian Spaces," with Dianna Taylor; introduction to special section of Foucault Studies, no. 24, 2018, pp. 1-5.

"We are Not Your Savages," Justified and Philosophy, Open Court Press, 2015.

Invited Presentations
"Honoring Henry Rosemont, Jr. Through Questioning The Role-Constituted Self," Beyond Comparisons: Chinese Philosophy Today, East China Normal University, Shanghai, August 2018.

"Are Confucian Role Ethics Philosophically Consistent?" Asian Studies Development ProgramNational Conference. Washington DC, March 2018

"Role-Bearing Persons, Social Justice, and the Mythology of Individualism," Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Annual Conference, Beijing, June 2017.

"The 2015 Baltimore Protests: A Neoliberal Love Child," Foucault Circle. Sydney, Australia, July 2016.
"As If You are an Individual," Asian Studies Development Program National Conference. Washington DC, March 2016.

Courses Taught
PHIL 102 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 119 Intro to Logic, Honors
PHIL 220 Ethics and Values
PHIL 222: Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge 
PHIL 223: Introduction to the Philosophy of Politics
PHIL 301 Writing Philosophical Arguments
PHIL 320 Global Ethical Issues
PHIL 321 Power and Gender
PHIL 332 Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 337: Western Philosophy III: Early Modern
PHIL 363 Asian Philosophy
PHIL 421 Ethics in Contemporary Society
PHIL 481 Advanced Theory of Philosophy and Gender
PHIL 490/491 Senior Seminar