Kris Sealey is Associate Professor of Philosophy, and co-director of the Black Studies Program at Fairfield University. Dr. Sealey graduated from Spelman College in 2001, with a BSc in Mathematics, and received both her MA and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Memphis. Since 2011, she has served as the book review editor of the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy. She is also the director of Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI), a summer immersion experience at Penn State University for under-represented undergraduate students with an interest in pursuing a doctorate in philosophy. Dr. Sealey’s areas of research include critical philosophy of race, Caribbean philosophy, and postcolonial theory. Her published articles can be found in Critical Philosophy of Race, Hypatia: A Journal for Feminist Philosophy, Levinas Studies, Research in Phenomenology, Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, and Continental Philosophy Review. Her book, Moments of Disruption: Levinas, Sartre and the Question of Transcendence, was published in December 2013 with SUNY Press. Her current book project offers creolization as a conceptual tool through which alternative and more decolonial conceptions of the nation might be theorized. 

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