Amy Lebo

Chair, Philosophy Department
Director, Honors Program
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Amy E. Lebo

Amy LeboChair, Philosophy Department
Director, Honors Program
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Oregon
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Oregon
Graduate Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies, University of Oregon
B.A. in Philosophy and Religion, Emory University

Contact:

(440) 826-2281, alebo@bw.edu

Dr. Amy E. Lebo is associate professor of philosophy and director of the honors program. Lebo grew up in North Carolina and attended Emory University, earning a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and religion and spending a year of her undergraduate studies at King’s College London. She graduated from Emory summa cum laude and was initiated into the national liberal arts honorary, Phi Beta Kappa. Lebo then went to the University of Oregon, where she received a graduate certificate in women’s and gender studies and a master’s degree and doctorate in philosophy. Her work falls in the general area of ethics, concentrating on issues of social justice related to gender, race and sexuality. She also regularly teaches topics such as philosophy of literature, philosophy of religious belief and French existentialism.

Teaching and Research Interests

Contemporary ethics, feminist theory, philosophy of literature, contemporary European philosophy