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Margaret Crouch

Professor

 Margaret Crouch 702-C Pray Harrold

734.487.0908

mcrouch@emich.edu

Degrees

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Minnesota (1985)
B.A. in Philosophy, Colorado State University (1978)

Professional Associations/Memberships

Co-Director of the Faculty Development Seminar: Beginners Guide to Teaching about Sexism, Sexual Violence, Healthy Masculinity
Chair of the Title IX Committee on Research and Assessment
Chair of the Philosophy Section
Chair of EMU Women's Commission
Director of the Women's Studies Program
Chair of the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council
AAUP Executive Council Member
Faculty Senate Member
Co-director of General Education Implementation
Honors Advisory Council
WGST Committees
Co-director of the Global Learning Seminar.

Representative Courses Taught

ENVI 105 Introduction to Environment and Society (team-taught interdisciplinary)
PHIL 120 Introduction to Critical Reasoning (online)
PHIL 179/PLSC 120 Introduction to Human Rights (team-taught interdisciplinary)
PHIL 179/PHY 105/PLSC 120 Global Energy Resources: Physics, Philosophy, and Policy (team-taught interdisciplinary)
PHIL/WGST 226 Feminist Theory
PHIL 228 Global Ethics
CASI 240 Reel Women/Real Women
BIOL/SOCL/WGST/PHIL 279 or 592 Global Environmental Change and the Conservation of the Amazon Rain Forest and the Great Lakes
PHIL 331 History of Modern Philosophy
PHIL 370 Philosophy and Film
PHIL 379 Philosophical Perspectives on Love and Friendship
PHIL/WGST 426 Topics in Gender and Philosophy
PHIL 460 Philosophy of Language
PHIL/WGST/LITR 479/592 Gender, Modernity and Freedom of Movement (team-taught)
WGST 530 Women and Film
PHIL 601 The Discipline of Philosophy and Its Place in the Academy

Advising

Interests and Expertise

Recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award in Teaching and of the Michigan Governing Board Distinguished Faculty Award. Her recent teaching interests are in interdisciplinary and global learning, especially about the environment.

Recent presentations at the North American Society for Social Philosophy International Social Philosophy conference, Feminist Ethics and Social Philosophy Conference, Oxford Round Table, Pacific American Philosophical Association Meeting, the Institute for Teaching and Research on Women in Istanbul and Bodrum Turkey, and in New Delhi, India, Oakland University and University of Windsor.

Professor Crouch is also the recipient of numerous awards, including most recently the 2016 Michigan ACE Distinguished Woman Leader award, and the 2016 William Fennel Symposium Faculty Mentor Award.

Selected Publications

"Why Can't We Behave? Justice and Ethical Conduct in the Academy." Social Philosophy Today, 31 (2016).

"Food, Film and Gender," in Just Food, edited by Jill Dieterle. Rowan & Littlefield International, 2015.

"Food Worlds, Film and Gender." In Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics, edited by Paul B. Thompson and David M. Kaplan. Springer (2014).

Co-editor with Lisa H. Schwartzman of MSU and co-author of Introduction, special issue: Gender, Implicit Bias, and Philosophical Methodology, Journal of Social Philosophy 43, no. 3 (2012). onlinelibrary.wiley.com.ezproxy.emich.edu

"Implications of Implicit Bias for Gender (and other sorts of ) Diversity in Philosophy and the Academy in the Context of the Corporatized University." Journal of Social Philosophy 43, no. 3 (2012).

"Sexual Harassment in the Academy: The 21st Century." APA Newsletter on Feminist Philosophy (Spring 2012).

"Cinsel Taciz Kavrami." Turkish translation of chapter of Thinking about Sexual Harassment. Feminist Approaches in Culture and Politics (Kultur ve Siyasette Feminist Yaklasimlar) www.feministyaklasimlar.org

"Sexual Harassment in Public Places." Social Philosophy Today: Gender, Equality and Social Justice, Volume 25. Philosophy Documentation Center, 2009.

"Sexual Harassment." In Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. David S. Tanenhaus. New York: MacMillan Reference, 2008.

"Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, 477 U.S. 57 (1986)." In Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. David S. Tanenhaus. New York: MacMillan Reference, 2008.

Recent Professional Presentations
"The Implications of Anonymity in Social Media." APA Committee Session: Navigating the Perils of Public Cyberspace: Toward the New Norms of Public Engagement." January 8, 2016.
"Promoting International Collaboration: A Two‐Way Cross‐National Experiential Learning Model." AAC&U Global Learning in College: Asking Big Questions, Engaging Urgent Challenges. October 3-5, 2013. Providence, RI

"Equality and Neoliberalism in Higher Education in a Global Context (We are All Economists Now)." Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory, "Envisioning Plurality: Feminist Perspectives on Pluralism in Ethics, Politics, and Social Theory." October 17-20, 2013. Tempe, AZ.

"Why Can't We Behave?—with Apologies to Cole Porter." International Social Philosophy Conference. North American Society for Social Philosophy. July 16-18, 2014. Liberty, MO.

"Equality and Neoliberalism in Higher Education in a Global Context (We are All Economists Now)." Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory, "Envisioning Plurality: Feminist Perspectives on Pluralism in Ethics, Politics, and Social Theory." October 17-20, 2013. Tempe, AZ.

"Global Trends in Higher Education." Invited Symposium: The Future of Higher Education. American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division Eighty-eighth Annual Meeting. April 16-20, 2014. San Diego, CA.

"The Effects of GATS on Higher Education and Democracy." International Social Philosophy Conference. North American Society for Social Philosophy. July 17-19, 2014. Ashland, OR.