Elisabeth Paquette is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina, and affiliate faculty with the Department of Africana Studies, the Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies. She received her M.A. from the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada), and her Ph.D. from York University (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
Her research interests include social and political philosophy, decolonial theory, feminist theory, critical race theory, queer theory, and continental philosophy. She has taught classes on feminist theory, Indigenous theory, critical race theory, and decolonial theory at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Her classes have been cross-listed with Philosophy, Women’s and Gender Studies, Liberal Studies, Africana Studies, and Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies.
Her publications can be found in Radical Philosophy Review, Hypatia, Philosophy Today, and Badiou Studies.
Her book — Universal Emancipation: Race beyond Badiou — was published with the University of Minnesota Press in October 2020.