Katherine Davies

Katherine Davies

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and the History of Ideas
+1 (972) 883-2722
Tags: Continental Philosophy History of Philosophy Feminist Philosophy HUMA PHIL IDEA

Professional Preparation

Doctorate - Philosophy
Emory University - 2017
Master's - Philosophy
Emory University - 2015
Bachelor's - Philosophy
Whitman College - 2010

Research Areas

Continental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Philosophy of Art and Literature


Forthcoming: "Antigone's (Poetic, Queer) Death: Heidegger, Butler, and Mortality" in Supposing Dasein were a Woman, Rowman & Littlefield 2023 - Book Chapter
Forthcoming: “Anzaldúa’s Revolutionary (Self-)Writing” in Politics and Minor Literature: Transcultural Interventions in Deleuze and Guattari’s Account of Minor Literature, Brill. 2023 - Book Chapter
“Heidegger’s Conversational Pedagogy” in Research in Phenomenology Volume 52, Issue 3 (Fall 2022): 399-424. 2022 - Article
“The Architecture of Appearance: Arendt’s Feminism and Guatemala’s Private City” in Arendt Studies Volume 4 (Fall 2020): 53-82.  2020 - Article
“Heidegger’s Reading(s) of the Phaedrus” in Studia Phaenomenologica Volume XX (Fall 2020): 191-221. 2020 - Article
“When Home Isn’t: Feminist Philosophy and the U.S. Foster Care System” for the American Philosophical Association Women in Philosophy Blog, October, 2019. 2019 - Invited Contribution
“The Resistant Interlocutor: Plato, Heidegger, and the End of Dialogue” in Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy Volume 23, Issue 1, (Fall 2018): 165-190. 2018 - Article
“Richard Capobianco’s Heidegger’s Way of Being” in Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual Volume 8 (2018): 97-108. 2018 - Book Review


Graduate Instructor
Emory University [2013–2017]
Visiting Assistant Professor
Miami University of Ohio [2017–2018]
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2018–Present]


Heidegger’s Conversations: Toward a Poetic Pedagogy
Book manuscript invited for review
Care as Custody: A Critical Feminist Phenomenology of the U.S. Foster Care System
Research in progress for several Articles, a Book Chapter, and eventual Monograph


Feminist Selfhood and Foster Care
Invited Roundtable at SUNY New Paltz
Drew Hyland’s Platonic Dialogue with Heidegger’s Conversations
Invited Address at the opening of the Drew Hyland Archive, Trinity College 
Toward an Intersectional Feminist Critical Phenomenology of the U.S. Foster Care System
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Carceral (Foster) Care: Disciplinary Power, Social Death, and Hometactics
The Society for Women in Philosophy-Midwest Annual Meeting
Conversations with Heidegger
Heidegger Circle 56th Annual Conference


Center for Values in Science, Medicine, and Technology
Affiliated Faculty Member
Center for US-Latin America Initiatives
Faculty Associate
Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies
Affiliated Faculty