Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. in Philosophy,Bowling Green State University
M.A. in Philosophy, Bowling Green State University
M.A. in American Studies, Bowling Green State University
B.A. in American Studies, Hofstra University
Carrie-Ann Biondi’s research interests include citizenship and immigration policy, virtue ethics, children’s rights, consent theory and political obligation, and philosophy of education (especially Socratic pedagogy). Her research is also branching out into philosophy of literature (with a focus on the relationship between moral and aesthetic value) and the philosophy of death and dying. She usually teaches courses in political philosophy, philosophy of law, ancient Greek philosophy, and ethics, as well as various interdisciplinary courses in Marymount’s Freshman Writing Seminar Program.
Achievements in Scholarship and Service
“Commentary on Eric Silverman’s ‘Love and Psychic Integration’,” presented at the Fourth Annual Felician College Ethics Institute Conference, Rutherford, NJ, April 24, 2010.
“Out of One’s Mind and Engaging the World: Transcending Stereotypes in The Elegance of the Hedgehog,” presented at the Association for Core Texts and Courses Sixteenth Annual Conference. New Brunswick, NJ, April 16, 2010.
“Teaching Art and Philosophy in Venice” (co-presented with Adrienne Baxter Bell) at the Marymount Manhattan College Faculty Development Forum, March 24, 2010.
“Aristotle, Liberalism, and the Common Advantage” (co-presented with Irfan Khawaja) at “The Summons of Freedom: Virtue, Sacrifice, and the Common Good,” sponsored by the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, Notre Dame, IN, November 14, 2009, and at the “International Conference on Ancient and Medieval Philosophy,” sponsored by the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, New York, NY, October 17, 2009).
Other Professional Activities
French Editor for The Philosopher’s Index, 2007-present.
Managing Co-Editor (with Irfan Khawaja) of Reason Papers, 2006-present.
“The Dog that Did Not Bark in the Night-Time: Understanding and Evaluating Arguments from Silence,” in Sherlock Holmes and Philosophy, ed. Philip Tallon. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, forthcoming.
“Book Review of Derek Barker’s Tragedy and Citizenship,” Polis, forthcoming.
“Book Review of Lenn Goodman and Robert Talisse, ed., Aristotle’s Politics Today,” Journal of Value Inquiry, vol. 44, no. 1, March 2010. pp. 93-98 (published online September 3, 2009).
Faculty Advisor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society.
Member, Honor’s Day Committee.
Chair Faculty Leaves and Fellowships Committee.
Member, Pedagogy Discussion Group.
Member, Religious Studies Search and Hiring Committee.
Member, Middle States Working Group Two: Student Life.
Member, Graduating Seniors Awards Committee.
Member, General Education Upper Shared Ethics Subcommittee.
Co-Organizer, Second Annual PHIL/RS Undergraduate Conference.
Co-Organizer, Second Annual PHIL/RS Essay Contest.
Referee for Teaching Philosophy, 2008-present.
2007-2008 Achievements in Scholarships and Service
2008-2009 Achievements in Scholarships and Service
2009-2010 Achievements in Scholarships and Service