Worcester State University
Women's Studies


Kristin Waters, Ph.D.


Department of Philosophy

Office: S-316B

Phone: 508-929-8805

Email: kwaters@worcester.edu


Scholarship in Women’s Studies – Selected journal publications/ book chapters/ books etc.  


Enlightened Conversations: Women and Men Political Theorists (Blackwell 2000)  


Black Women's Intellectual Traditions: Speaking Their Minds, co-edited with Carol Conaway (University of Vermont Press, 2007) Awarded the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Prize for best anthology of 2007 from the Association of Black Women Scholars.  


“Wonderful Philosophies of Mary Seacole,” Philosophia Africana, (Vol. 12:2 August, 2009)  


Aphra Behn: A Woman’s Comedy, a play performed at the Brandeis University Women’s Studies Research Center 


Scholarship in Women’s Studies – Selected conference presentations


 “Crying Out for Liberty: Freedom and Equality in Abolition Movements,” versions presented at the Southern Political Science Association meeting, January 2009 and the Caribbean Philosophical Association meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2008.


“Some Themes in Nineteenth Century Black Feminism,” presented at the Caribbean Philosophical Association meeting, Barbados, May 2005


Selected talks on campus, in the consortium, local community, related to Women’s Studies


For five years I was co-chair of the Daybreak Standing Committee of Daybreak/YWCA services for women, organizing fundraisers, helping with community education, grants and community outreach.

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