Katherine Davies

Assistant Professor of Philosophy - Arts And Humanities
+1 (972) 883-2722
Tags: Continental Philosophy History of Philosophy Feminist Philosophy 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


“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. - publications
“When Home Isn’t: Feminist Philosophy and the U.S. Foster Care System” for the American Philosophical Association Women in Philosophy Blog, October, 2019. - publications
“Richard Capobianco’s Heidegger’s Way of Being” in Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual Volume 8 (2018): 97-108. - publications
Forthcoming: "The Architecture of Appearance: Arendt’s Feminism and Guatemala’s Private City" in Arendt Studies, Volume 4. - publications
Forthcoming: "Heidegger’s Reading(s) of the Phaedrus" in Studia Phaenomenologica, Volume 20 - publications
Forthcoming: "Heidegger’s Conversational Pedagogy" in an edited collection entitled Teaching Heidegger: Learning, Thinking, Being - publications
Forthcoming: "Heidegger’s Antigone: Queering the Gender of Death" in an edited collection entitled Supposing Dasein were a Woman  - publications


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 in progress
Care as Custody: A Critical Feminist Phenomenology of the U.S. Foster Care System
Research in progress for future book manuscript


Futures of Intersectionality: Interrogating the Possibility of (Foster) Care Ethics
The Society for Women in Philosophy-Inland Northwest Annual Meeting, Spokane, WA
Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach: Heidegger’s Country Path Conversations
Heidegger Circle 54th Annual Conference, Spokane, WA
Foster Care at the U.S. Southern Border: A Foucauldian Analysis of Family Separations
The North Texas Philosophical Association 52nd Annual Meeting, Richardson, TX
Poetizing Silence: The Politics of Heidegger’s Hölderlin
American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL
Foster Care at the U.S. Southern Border: A Critique of Histories of (Genocidal) Family Separation
Society for the Philosophic Study of Genocide and the Holocaust in association with the APA Central Division Meeting, Chicago, IL