Susan J. Brison

Academic Appointments
  • Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values

  • Professor of Philosophy

  • Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 2021-22

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SUSAN J. BRISON is Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values at Dartmouth College where she also teaches in the Program in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She has held visiting positions at Tufts University, New York University, and Princeton University, and has been a Mellon Fellow in the Program in Law, Philosophy, and Social Theory at New York University and an NEH-funded member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.

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  • B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Ph.D. University of Toronto

Selected Publications

  • "Free Speech Skepticism," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 31:2 (2021), pp. 101-132.

  • Free Speech in the Digital Age, co-edited with Katharine Gelber (New York: Oxford University Press, March 2019).

  • “Digital Dualism and the ‘Speech as Thought’ Paradox,” co-authored with Katharine Gelber, in Susan J. Brison and Katharine Gelber, eds., Free Speech in the Internet Age (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019).

  • “Personal Identity and Relational Selves,” in Ann Garry, Serene Khader, and Alison Stone, eds.,  Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy (New York: Routledge, 2017), pp. 218-230. 

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