Shouta Brown

PhD Student

Third Year in PhD


  • PhD Philosophy, Emory University – in progress
  • MA Philosophy, Miami University 2015
  • BA Philosophy, Western Kentucky University 2013

Research Interests:

Aesthetics (esp. Humor), Social and Political Philosophy, Modern Philosophy (esp. Kant), Philosophy of Race


  • 2018. Book Review. Portrait, by Jean-Luc Nancy. Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology 5(2): 175-177.
  • 2017. “Response to Ladelle McWhorter, ‘The Morality of Corporate Persons’.” The Southern Journal of Philosophy 55(S1): 149-152.


Graduate Instructor:

PHIL 131 (Introduction to Philosophy of Religion), Spring 2020

PHIL 200W (Ancient Greek and Medieval Philosophy), Dr. Jeremy Bell, Spring 2019

Teaching Assistant:
PHIL 121 (Introduction to Philosophy of Law), Dr. Michael Sullivan, Fall 2018


  • MAP Chapter Organizer, Summer 2017-Present