Joe Benavides

PhD Student



MA Philosophy, SUNY Stony Brook, 2012
BFA Cinematography, University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Research Interests

Marxism, historical materialism, hope, utopianism. Hegel, Aesthetics (esp. photography).

Teaching Experience

Instructor of Record:

  • Metaphysics, Emory University, Spring 2016
  • Basic Problems in Philosophy, Emory University, Fall 2015


  • Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (with Marta Jimenez), Emory University, Spring 2015

Teaching Assistant:

  • Intro to Philosophy of Art (for¬†Cynthia Willett), Emory University, Fall 2014