Damien Tissot is Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and French at Georgetown University in Qatar. He received his Ph.D. in Gender Studies and Philosophy from Paris 8 University Vincennes – Saint-Denis. Professor Tissot’s current research interests include postcolonial Francophone philosophy, theories of justice, ethics and care, works of the philosopher Paul Ricoeur, feminist and postcolonial theory, ecofeminism, dialogues between American and French feminisms, and translation studies. His work has appeared in Philosophy Today, Philosophy & Rhetoric, Multitudes, Les Ateliers de l’Ethique, and Etudes Ricoeuriennes/Ricoeur Studies. He is currently preparing a book on the various uses of the notion of care within ecofeminist theory.
Before joining Georgetown University, Professor Tissot was Senior Lecturer at Cornell University. He is a professional translator, and is interested in inclusive learning and the use of technology in the classroom.