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AMIA SRINIVASAN

I am the Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford. Previously I was an associate professor of philosophy at St John’s College, Oxford, and before that a lecturer in philosophy at University College London.


I completed my BPhil and DPhil in Philosophy at Oxford, and before that I did a BA at Yale. I work on topics in political philosophy, epistemology, the history and theory of feminism, and metaphilosophy. I’ve recently been writing about anger in politics, political epistemology, no platforming, and Title IX and the ethics of pedagogy.


My first book is The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-first Century. I’m finishing a second book, on the practice of critical genealogy, entitled The Contingent World: Genealogy, Epistemology, Politics. I’m also interested in the place of identity-based movements in the left, the philosophy of history, and animals.


My academic work has been published in The Philosophical Review, Journal of Political Philosophy, Yale Law Journal, The Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society and Philosophy & Phenomenological Research, among other places.


I’m a contributing editor of the London Review of Books. My essays and criticism – on sex, animals, death, the university, technology, anger, politics and other topics – have also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s, the Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, The New York Times, The Financial Times, New York Magazine and TANK.



I tweet, occasionally, from @amiasrinivasan


My CV can be downloaded here


(Photograph by the brilliant Nina Subin)