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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Karin Nisenbaum

Karin Nisenbaum, smiling.

Assistant Professor

Philosophy

kanisenb@syr.edu


Teaching

Fall: Kant & German Idealism

Spring: Intro to Ethics & Kantian and Post-Kantian Ethics

Research Interests

Kant, German Idealism, and 19th & 20th Century Jewish Thought

Books

Prior Experience

Boston College, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, 2020–2021

Colgate University, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, 2016–2020

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mandel Postdoctoral Fellow, Scholion Center, 2014–2016

University of Denver, Visiting Scholar, Center for Judaic Studies, 2013–2014

Colorado College, Visiting Instructor, Philosophy Department, Fall 2013 and Spring 2014

Awards

  • Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
    Humboldt Research Fellowship for Advanced Researchers 2019–2022
  • Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
    Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers 2014–2016 (declined)
  • Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
    Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme, October 2012–September 2013

Educational Background

  • University of Toronto,  Ph.D. Philosophy, 2014
    Dissertation: For the Love of Metaphysics
    Committee: Paul Franks (advisor), Sergio Tenenbaum, Ulrich Schlösser, Robert Gibbs.
  • She received her MA from University College Dublin.
  • She got her BA from University of Chicago.