Allison Garippa

PhD Student

First Year

allison [dot] garippa [at] emory [dot] edu


Emory University, Ph.D., Philosophy, expected 2024

Villanova University, B.A. Honors, Philosophy & Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, Minor in History, 2019

  • Thesis: Kant’s Imagination as Heidegger’s Concern: Imagination, Temporality, Freedom
    Advisor: Walter Brogan, Villanova University 

University of Cambridge, Pembroke College, Matriculated Student in Philosophy and Intellectual History, Spring 2018

  • Thesis: The Ideal Historical Subject in Horkheimer’s Critical Theory
    Advisor: Damian Valdez, University of Cambridge, Trinity College

Research Interests

Ancient Philosophy, Kantian and post-Kantian philosophy, Phenomenology 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Laney Graduate School Fellowship, Emory University, 2019-2024
  • Villanova Honors Program’s Connelly-Delouvrier International Scholarship, Full financial support for two academic terms of study at Cambridge University, 2018
  • Phi Beta Kappa, junior year induction (required being in the top 1% of my class year), Villanova University, 2018
  • Grace Marion Leiser Endowed University Scholarship, Merit scholarship for undergraduate study awarded by Villanova University, 2015-2019
  • The Lafayette Award, for excellence in practical philosophical writing awarded by Villanova University, 2019
  • The Seamus Heaney Award, for excellence in undergraduate philosophical writing awarded by Villanova University, 2016 

Honor Societies 

  • The Phi Beta Kappa Society, National Honor Society for the Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • The Phi Sigma Tau Society, International Honor Society in Philosophy
  • The Phi Alpha Theta Society, National Honor Society for History