Kim Q. Hall


Ph.D., Philosophy, SUNY-Binghamton
M.A., Philosophy, SUNY-Binghamton
B. A., Philosophy, Randolph-Macon College

Academic Specialty

Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, Disability Studies, Philosophies of Race, Environmental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Ethics

Dr. Hall is also a standing faculty member in the Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program, a faculty affiliate in the Appalachian Studies Program, and a member of the graduate faculty at Appalachian State University.

Selected Publications

Books and Edited Volumes:

  • Queering Philosophy (Rowman and Littlefield, 2022).
  • Oxford Handbook of Feminist Philosophy, co-editor with Ásta Sveinsdóttir (Oxford University Press, 2021).
  • New Conversations in Feminist Disability Studies, Special Issue of Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy 30.1 (2015), guest editor.
  • Feminist Disability Studies (Indiana University Press, 2011), Editor.
  • Special issue of NWSA Journal on Feminist Disability Studies, vol.14, no.3 (Fall 2002), guest editor.
  • Whiteness: Feminist Philosophical Reflections, co-edited with Chris J. Cuomo (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999).

Selected Articles and Book Chapters:

  • "Limping Along: Toward a Crip Phenomenology", Journal of Philosophy of Disability 1:1 (fall 2021).
  • "On Being Slow: Philosophy and Disability in the U.S. South", in Thinking the U.S. South: Contemporary Philosophy from Southern Perspectives, ed. Shannon Sullivan (Northwestern University Press, 2021).
  • "Romancing the Pig: A Queer Crip Tale from Barbecue to Xenotransplantation", in Meat! A Transnational Analysis, eds. Sushmita Chatterjee and Banu Subramaniam (Duke University Press, 2021). 
  • "Queer Epistemology and Epistemic Injustice," In The Routledge Handbook on Epistemic Injustice, eds. Gaile Pohlhaus, Ian Kidd, and José Medina (Routledge, 2017).
  • "Feminist and Queer Intersections with Disability Studies," in The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy, eds. Ann Gary, Serene Khader, and Alison Stone (Routledge, 2017).
  • "Thinking Queerly about Sex and Sexuality," in The Philosophy of Sex, 7th edition, eds. Raja Halwani, Alan Soble, Sarah Hoffman, and Jacob M. Held (Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming).
  • "Cripping Sustainability, Realizing Food Justice," In Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities: An Anthology, eds. Sarah Jacquette Ray and J.C. Sibara (University of Nebraska Press, 2017).
  • "New Conversations in Feminist Disability Studies: Feminism, Philosophy, and Borders," Editor's Introduction to guest edited special issue of Hypatia Journal of Feminist Philosophy titled New Conversations in Feminist Disability Studies 30:1 (2015): 1-12.
  • "Toward a Queer Crip Feminist Politics of Food," philoSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism 14.2 (Summer 2014: 177-196.
  • "No Failure: Climate Change, Radical Hope, and Queer Crip Feminist Futures," Radical Philosophy Review, Vol. 17, No.1, 2014: 203-225.
  • "Philosophy, Religion, Race, and Queerness: A Question of Accommodation or Access", Philosophical Topics 41 (2): 157-173.
  • "'Not Much to Praise in Such Seeking and Finding': Evolutionary Psychology, the Biological Turn in the Humanities, and the Epistemology of Ignorance," Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Vol. 27, No.1, Spring 2012: 28-49.
Title: Professor of Philosophy , Standing Faculty, Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies , Faculty Affiliate, Appalachian Studies
Department: Philosophy and Religion

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Phone: (828) 262-6817

Office address
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