Jacqueline Scott, PhD
Jacqueline Scott is an Associate Professor and the Chairperson of the Philosophy Department at Loyola University. She came in 2000 after teaching at the University of Memphis. She earned her PhD in philosophy and humanities from Stanford University in 1995. Prior to that she received her BA in Philosophy and French from Spelman College and studied at the Université de Strasbourg during the 1987–88 academic year.
Dr. Scott's teaching and research interests include Nietzsche, Nineteenth Century Philosophy, Race Theory, African American Philosophy and Chinese Philosophy.
She serves on the boards of Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI), the journal Hypatia, and Working Credit, NFP. Additionally, she is a subject editor for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. She is the co-editor (with Todd Franklin) of Critical Affinities: Nietzsche and African American Thought, and has published numerous articles on Nietzsche, critical philosophy of race, and the intersections of those two areas. Scott is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Nietzsche’s Worthy Opponents, Socrates, Wagner, the Ascetic Priest, and Women. She is also at work on a book project entitled Ending the Racial Nightmare: Re-Thinking Racial Identities and Alternate Paths to Racialized Health.
PhD, Stanford University
BA, Spelman College
Diplôme de Deuxième Degré, Université de Strasbourg
Friedrich Nietzsche; Nineteenth Century Philosophy; Ethics; African-American Philosophy; Race Theory
"Effortful Agon: How to Think and Feel Differently about Race," in Oxford Handbook on Race, Naomi Zack, ed., (Oxford University Press, 2017): pp. 411-419.
"Racial Nihilism as Racial Courage: The Potential for Healthier Racial Identities," Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 35, no. 1-2 (2014): 297-330.
"Toward a Place I Where I Can Bring All of Me: Identity Formation and Philosophy," in Reframing the Practice of Philosophy: Bodies of Color, Bodies of Knowledge, George Yancy, ed., (SUNY Press, 2012), pp. 203-223.
"Situated Black Women’s Voices in/on the Profession of Philosophy," Hypatia 23 (2) (April-June 2008): 160-189.
Critical Affinities: Nietzsche and African American Thought, co-editor with Todd Franklin, (SUNY, September 2006).