Natalia R. Alexander
Natalia Rogach Alexander (Ph.D. Columbia, 2022; MPhil, Oxford 2011; BA, Yale, 2009) is a philosopher in the pragmatist tradition. Her work specializes in Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Ethics and American Pragmatism. Alexander is currently an Early Career Fellow in Philosophy at Columbia University. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Columbia under the supervision of Philip Kitcher. Her thesis offered a novel reconstruction of John Dewey’s thought, recovering the centrality of education to his philosophical vision. Alexander’s publications include “Dewey on Democratic Education” in the Cambridge Handbook of Democratic Education (forthcoming) and “Educating Democratic Character” (co-authored with Philip Kitcher) in Moral Philosophy and Politics.
Areas of Specialization: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Ethics, American Pragmatism
Areas of Competence: Logic, Topics in History of Philosophy (Dewey, Du Bois, Nietzsche, Plato, Rousseau)