Heidi White

Clinical Professor of Liberal Studies

Faculty-Fellow-in-Residence, Rubin Hall

    Ph.D. New School for Social Research, philosophy
    Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany (DAAD)
    Universität Leipzig, Germany (DAAD)

M.A. New School for Social Research, philosophy

M.A. University of Texas at Dallas, history of Ideas

B.A. Texas A&M University, philosophy

Areas of Interest: history of philosophy; history of logic; 19-20th century continental philosophy; political philosophy; American philosophy

Course(s) Taught: Social Foundations I: Justice, Happiness, and the Good Life; Social Foundations II: Faith vs. Reason, Idealism vs. Realism, Justice vs. Power; Social Foundations III: Critique of Culture and Society, Colonialism and Power, and Truth and Morality; Global Justice and the Global Citizen; Reaction and Dissent in the Twentieth Century: Existentialism, Magical Realism, and Theater of the Absurd

Fellowships/Honors:

    Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year Award for Philosophy
    NEH Summer Seminar, Pragmatism: A Living Tradition, University of New Mexico
    Liberal Studies Student Mentor Award (twice recipient)
    NYU Office of Student Affairs, Faculty of the Year (three-time recipient)
    NYU Office of Student Affairs, Educational Program of the Year
    NYU Office of Student Affairs, Community Service Program of the Year
    NYU Teaching Initiative Fellow
    NYU Research Challenge Award
    NYU Curriculum Development Award

    Former U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer

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Updated on 11/08/2016