Expand AU Menu
Profile

Jane Flax

Scholar in Residence
Department of Philosophy and Religion

  • Professor Flax's research interests include feminist theory, critical race theory, psychoanalysis, contemporary European and American political theory, and philosophy of mind and ethics. She also maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Washington, DC.
  • OFFICE

  • Battelle 112 Wednesdays 10-11:30
  • CONTACT INFO

  • Send email Profile UserID
  • FOR THE MEDIA

  • To request an interview for a
    news story, call AU Communications
    at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

  • Fall 2014

    • PHIL-411 Modern European Movements: Psychoanalysis &/as Philosophy
    • Description

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

       
  •    

    Thinking Fragments: Psychoanalysis, Feminism and Postmodern­ism in the Contemporary West (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990; paperback 1991)

       
  •    
  •    

    Disputed Subjects: Essays on Psychoanalysis, Politics and Philosophy (New York: Routledge, 1993)

       
  •    
  •    

    ­­­­The American Dream in Black and White: The Clarence Thomas Hearings (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998; paperback 1999)

       
  •    
  •    

    Resonances of Slavery in Race/Gender Relations: Shadow at the Heart of American Politics (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)