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Ashley Lamarre

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Ashley Lamarre

Ashley Lamarre


B.A., Philosophy and African American Studies, Lake Forest College, 2018

Professional Bio

Ashley Lamarre (she/her) is a dual-title Ph.D. candidate (ABD) in the departments of Philosophy and African American and Diaspora Studies at Penn State University. Her dissertation project explores the role hegemonic representations in oppressive systems across Frantz Fanon’s account of cultural racism and Black Feminist accounts of stereotypical representations from thinkers such as Elise Johnson McDougald, Claudia Jones, bell hooks, and Patricia Hill Collins. Ashley is also a Graduate Assistant for the Cultivating Underrepresented Students in Philosophy program at Penn State which hosts both a Fall Graduate Application Workshop and a Summer Institute every year.


Research Areas
  • Critical Philosophy of Race
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Ethics
Recent Courses
  • PHIL 014: Philosophy of Love and Sex (PHIL)
  • PHIL 005: Film and Philosophy (PHIL)
  • PHIL 119: Ethical Leadership (PHIL)
  • PHIL 103: Ethics (PHIL)
  • AFAM 100: Living While Black (AFAM)
  • AFAM 100: Black Freedom Struggles (AFAM)
  • AFAM 126: History of Hip-Hop (AFAM)
  • AFAM 226: Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop (AFAM)
Ashley Lamarre