CV--Justin Marquis

Justin R. Marquis
3717 US HWY 52 W
West Lafayette, IN 47906
773-470-5806
justin.r.marquis@gmail.com


Academic Employment

2012-2015 Professorial Lecturer (Full-time, non-tenure track)
Department of Philosophy and Religion, American University, Washington, DC

2007-2012 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Instructor, and Dissertation Fellow
Department of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago

2006-2007 Library Clerk, Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette

Education

2007-2012 Loyola University Chicago, Department of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy, August 2012
Dissertation: “Nietzsche’s Theory of Cognition: An Interpretation and Defense of Perspectivism”
Dissertation Director: Jacqueline Scott

2004-2006 Purdue University, West Lafayette, Department of Philosophy
Master of Arts, May 2006
Advisor: Daniel W. Smith

1999-2004 Purdue University, West Lafayette, College of Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts, May 2004
Majors: Philosophy, History, and Religious Studies

Non-degree Education

2014 & 2009 Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Città di Castello, Perugia, Italy
Law and Violence: Hegel, Arendt, Derrida (2014)
Political Subjectivity (2009)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

2012 “Contra Leiter’s Anti-Skeptical Interpretation of Nietzsche’s Perspectivism.” The Croatian Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 12, No. 1, 2012.

Other Publications

2009 “Philosophy in the Service of Life: Nietzsche and the Practical Employment of Thought.” Proceedings of the Kent State University May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. No. 8, 2009.

2005 “Rothko as a Tragic Painter.” Soaring Softly. No. 5, Summer 2005.

Area of Specialization

19th and 20th Century Continental European Philosophy (esp. Nietzsche, Deleuze, and Foucault with competence in Sartre, Heidegger, and Kierkegaard)

Areas of Competence

Kant, Early Modern Philosophy, Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy, Social/Political Philosophy

Other Teaching Competencies
Ethics, Philosophy of Art, Existentialism, Philosophy of Religion, Critical Thinking, Introductory Symbolic Logic, World Religions

Courses Taught

2012-2015 American University, Washington, DC
18 sections over 6 semesters, including:

Phil 105: Western Philosophy (9 sections)
Phil 230: Meaning and Purpose in the Arts (7 sections)
Phil 485/685: Nietzsche’s Life Affirmation
Phil 402/602: Nineteenth Century Philosophy
Phil 403/603: Twentieth Century Philosophy

2007-2010 Loyola University Chicago
Two sections over two semesters, including:

Phil 180: Being Human: Philosophical Perspectives
Phil 181: Introduction to Ethics

As a teaching assistant for Dr. David Yandell, six sections over four semesters:

Phil 171: Philosophy of Religion
Phil 181: Introduction to Ethics

Other Teaching Experience

University College Instructor, 2014
Directed Reading on Shakespeare and Philosophy, 2014
Faculty Supervisor for six Master’s Qualifying Papers, 2013-2014
Directed Reading in 19th Century German Philosophy, 2013
Faculty Supervisor for two Honors Capstone Papers, 2013-2014
Directed Reading on Nietzsche, American University, 2013
Reader for three Master’s Qualifying Paper, American University, 2012-2015
Graduate Student Mentor for the Undergraduate Research Mentor Program, 2010

Languages

English (native), French (advanced), and German (reading knowledge)


Works in Progress

“Objectivity and Disagreement in Nietzsche’s Perspectivism” (under review)
“Nietzsche’s Cartesian Meditation: A Skeptical Argument in Beyond Good and Evil” (under review)
“Nietzsche’s Metaphysical Agnosticism: The Thing-in-itself and Skepticism” (under review)
“Nietzsche and the Value of Existence: From Theodicy to Care of the Self.”
“Deleuze’s Interpretation of Nietzsche’s Eternal Return” (working title)
Ontologies of Affirmation: Deleuze, Spinoza, and Nietzsche’s “Yes” to Life (book project; working title)
Art and Truth: Going Beyond Science, Morality, and Self-Expression (book project; working title)
“The Future of Metaphysics: How to Think about Truth” (working title)

Presentations and Conference Papers

The Keynote Address at BORDERiZE (topic: Political Apathy), a symposium sponsored by WE(fillintheblank), El Paso, March 20-21, 2015

“A Typology of Nietzschean Nihilism: Understanding Apathy as a Breakdown of Highest Values.” a Tea Talk given to the Philosophical Society at American University, Washington DC, March 4, 2015.

“A Typology of Intersubjective Disagreement in the System of Nietzsche’s Perspectivism,” at the University of Alberta Post-doctoral and Graduate Conference, Edmonton, May 10-12, 2013.

“Nietzsche’s Anti-Philosophy: A Prolegomenon to Understanding Nietzsche as a Philosopher,” at the annual New Jersey Regional Philosophical Association conference, Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands, November 10, 2012

“Nietzsche’s Anti-Philosophy: A Prolegomenon to Understanding Nietzsche as a Philosopher,” a Tea Talk given to the Philosophical Society at American University, Washington, DC, September 25, 2012.

“Philosophy in the Service of Life: Nietzsche and the Practical Employment of Thought” at the annual Research Symposium of the Graduate School Advisory Council, Loyola University Chicago, April 17, 2011.

“Contra Leiter’s Anti-Skeptical Interpretation of Nietzsche’s Perspectivism” at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Philosophical Society, Appalachian State University, Boone, February 25-26, 2011.

“Nietzsche’s Cartesian Meditation: A Skeptical Argument in Beyond Good and Evil” at the annual congress of the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, October 14-16, 2010.

“Metaphysics After the Will to Truth” at The 2nd Annual LSU ‘Mardi Gras’ Philosophy Conference, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, February 19-20, 2010.

“Philosophy in the Service of Life: Nietzsche and the Practical Employment of Thought.” at “Why Nietzsche? Which Nietzsche?” the third annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, March 28, 2009.

“Philosophy in the Service of Life: Nietzsche and the Practical Employment of Thought.” at the sixteenth annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Kent State University, March 14, 2009.

“Foucault’s Two Nietzschean Masks: Responses to the Anthropological Illusion.” at the ninth annual meeting of the Foucault Circle, DePaul University, Chicago, March 6-8, 2009.

“Nietzsche’s Theory of Cognition: Perspectivism.” Department of Philosophy Graduate Colloquium, Loyola University Chicago, November 12, 2008.

“Deleuze and the Encounter with the Other: Ontological and Ethical Implications.” at “The Philosophy of Love and Affectivity,” the ninth annual Marquette Philosophy Graduate Student Association Conference, Marquette University, Milwaukee, March 29, 2008.

“Deleuze and the Encounter with the Other: Ontological and Ethical Implications.” at the thirty-second annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference, University of Memphis, February 22-23, 2008.

“How Far Shall We Go? Three Possible Responses to the War in Iraq and the Attack on Civil Liberties.” at “Reclaiming Democracy,” the seventh biennial conference of the Radical Philosophy Association, Creighton University, Omaha, November 2-5, 2006.

“Toward the Possibility of a Poststructuralist Ethics.” at “Globalization and Resistance,” the second conference of the Philosophy and Literature Program, Purdue University, West Lafayette, March 3-4, 2006.

Reviews and Paper Commentaries

Commentator for “Joyful Overman: On the Realization of Truth through Laughter and Levity.” Presented by Kyle Wendling at the annual New Jersey Regional Philosophical Association conference, Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands, November 10, 2012

Commentator for “The Virtual and the Actual: Deleuze’s Account of Experience.” Presented by Anupa Batra at the thirty-second annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference, University of Memphis, February 22-23, 2008.

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards

2014 Course Development Stipend, American University, Washington ($1500 stipend)

2011-2012 Arthur J. Schmitt Dissertation Fellowship, The Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago ($16,000 stipend)

2011 Travel Grant to attend the North Carolina Philosophical Society’s annual conference, AGSP, Loyola University Chicago ($300)

2010-2011 Advanced Doctoral Fellowship, The Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago ($14,000 stipend)

2010 Travel Grant to attend the CSCP Annual Congress, The Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago ($400)

2010 Mentor for the Research Mentoring Program, The Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago ($1,000 stipend and $500 research budget)

2010 Travel Grant to attend the annual Graduate Philosophy Conference at LSU, Baton Rouge, AGSP, Loyola University Chicago ($250)

2007-2010 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Department of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago ($15,000 stipend per annum)

2009 Travel Grant to attend the Collegium Phaenomenologicum, The Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago ($2,500)

2009 Travel Grant to attend the May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference at Kent State University, AGSP, Loyola University Chicago ($250)

2008 Travel Grant to attend the Midsouth Philosophy Conference at the University of Memphis, AGSP, Loyola University Chicago ($250)

2004 The Outstanding Senior in Philosophy for the graduating class of 2004, College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette

2004 The Eric L. Clitheroe Award in Philosophy at the annual Literary Awards Competition for the paper, “The Monad: Simple Substance or Unknowable?” College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette ($200)

2004 Matchette Award, Department of Philosophy, Purdue University, West Lafayette ($200)

Professional Service
2014-2015 Transfer Course Articulation reviewer for the Philosophy and Religion Department, American University, Washington

2012-2015 Editor for the Nietzsche: Epistemology category on philpapers.org

2012-2015 Faculty Advisor for Pharmakon, the student edited philosophy journal of American University, Washington

2012-2015 Faculty Advisor for the Philosophical Society undergraduate student group, American University, Washington

2012-2015 Faculty Sponsor for the Phi Sigma Tau chapter at American University, Washington

2013 Peer Reviewer for the American Society for Aesthetics Graduate E-journal

2013 Panel Moderator and Judge for the Mathias Student Research Conference, American University, Washington, March 30, 2013

2011 Presentation on Applying to American Universities for Macedonian high school students, The American Corner, Bitola, Macedonia, October 17, 2011.

Panel Moderator at “Freedom, Action, Politics,” The Biannual Brennan Conference in Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, September 9-10, 2011.

Panelist for the Teaching Assistant Orientation Workshop, The Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago, August 22, 2011.

2010 Paper Reviewer for “Justice: Foundations and Crisis,” The Biannual Brennan Conference in Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, March 12-14, 2010.

2008-2009 Executive Committee Officer (Secretary) of the Association of Graduate Students in Philosophy (AGSP), Loyola University Chicago

2007 Secretary for the journal, The Owl of Minerva, edited by Dr. Ardis Collins

Graduate Courses
Nietzsche and Art, Jacqueline Scott
Foucault on Madness, Andrew Cutrofello
Medieval Theories of Cognition, Blake Dutton
Kant’s Moral Philosophy, Victoria S. Wike
Aristotle’s Ethics, Julie Ward
Plato’s Sophist, Adriaan Peperzak
Kant’s First Critique, David Yandell
Aesthetics (Shakespeare and Philosophy), Andrew Cutrofello
Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition, Daniel W. Smith
Aristotle’s Metaphysics, Patricia Curd
Sartre, William McBride
Spinoza, Daniel W. Smith
Kierkegaard, Martin Matuštík
Deleuze’s Anti-Oedipus and Post-Marxism, Daniel W. Smith
Phenomenology, Daniel W. Smith
History of Analytic Philosophy from Frege to Wittgenstein, Christopher Pincock
Post-Liberal Political Theory, William McBride
Foucault, Daniel W. Smith
Contemporary Analytic Epistemology, Michael Bergmann
Ancient Greek Ethical Theory, Patricia Curd

Graduate Courses taken as an Undergraduate

Nietzsche, Daniel W. Smith
Existentialism, William McBride
Philosophy of Religion, William Rowe

Honorary Societies

Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Alpha Theta

References

Amy Oliver
Professor of Philosophy, American University
Department of Philosophy and Religion · 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8056
aoliver@american.edu
(202) 885-2140

Jacqueline Scott
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago
Crown Center, 3rd Floor · 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
jscott6@luc.edu
(773) 508-2304

Andrew Cutrofello
Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago
Crown Center, 3rd Floor · 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
acutrof@luc.edu
(773) 508-8481

K. David Yandell
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago
Crown Center, 3rd Floor · 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
dyandel@luc.edu
(773) 508-2293

Daniel Smith
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Department of Philosophy · Beering Hall · 100 N. University St, West Lafayette, IN 47907
smith132@purdue.edu
(765) 494-4284

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