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Maeve O'Donovan

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Associate Professor/Chair - Philosophy

Office: Gibbons 516F

School: Arts and Sciences

Ph.D., Boston College 2004
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1991

Research Interests:
Philosophy of Disability
Feminist Philosophy
The Mind-Body Problem

Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
Executive Secretary, Eastern Society for Women in Philosophy
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women
Reviewer, Journal of Feminist Scholarship
Member, American Philosophical Association
Member, Society for Disability Studies

"Mothering with Disability: Practical and Theoretical Questions,” Philosophical Inquiry into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering: Maternal Subjects, Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy. Eds. Maureen Sander-Staudt and Sheila Lintott, forthcoming 2011

“Cognitive Diversity and the Global Academy: Why the Voices of Persons with Cognitive Disabilities are Vital to Intellectual Diversity,” Journal of Academic Ethics, Vol. 8, 2010 <http://www.springerlink.com/content/a0q522444651t814/>

“Feminism, Disability and Women with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,” The Journal of Critical Studies in Business and Society, Vol. 1, No. 1-2, 2010

The Enduring Self in People with Alzheimer’s: Getting to the Heart of Individualized Care, by Sam Fazio, Reviewed in Metapsychology Online Reviews, Volume 13, Issue 6, 2009

ADHD & Me: What I Learned from Fighting Fires at the Dinner Table, by Blake E.S. Taylor, Reviewed in Metapsychology Online Reviews, Volume 12, Number 25, 2008

“Women in Philosophy: Notes from ‘Making Connections IX,” Connections, Volume 16, Number 1, 2008