Professor McMahon is President of the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy and Secretary-Treasurer of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy. Her research is focused in 20th-Century Continental Philosophy (especially Phenomenology and Existentialism), Social and Political Philosophy, and Feminist Philosophy. She uses resources from the philosophical tradition of phenomenology--especially the work of Maurice Merleau-Ponty--to consider the nature of political identity and transformation. Professor McMahon is also a Department Member in Women's & Gender Studies.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
“The Poverty and Richness of the Imaginary: Sartre on (Anti-)Racist Ways of Seeing.” Sartre Studies International (forthcoming 2021).
Selected Professional Presentations