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Karin Nisenbaum

Karin Nisenbaum

Karin Nisenbaum

Renée Crown Professor in the Humanities and Assistant Professor

CONTACT

Philosophy

Email: kanisenb@syr.edu

Degrees

  • University of Toronto,
    Ph.D. Philosophy, 2014
    Dissertation: For the Love of Metaphysics
    Committee: Paul Franks (advisor), Sergio Tenenbaum, Ulrich Schlösser, Robert Gibbs.
  • University College Dublin,
    M.A. Philosophy with 1st class honors
  • University of Chicago,
    B.A. Philosophy with honors
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Courses Taught

  • 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
Previous Employment
  • 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
Honors and 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