Margaret Matthews

PhD Student

m[dot]l[dot]matthews[at]emory[dot]edu
Fifth Year PhD Student

RESEARCH

AOS: Early Modern Philosophy; Renaissance Philosophy

EDUCATION

Emory University (Atlanta, GA), Ph.D., Philosophy, (in progress)

Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III (Montpellier, France), Visiting Doctoral Student, Spring 2018

Emory University (Atlanta, GA), M.A., Philosophy, July 2017

St. John’s College (Annapolis, MD), B.A., Liberal Arts, May 2014

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • May 2018, “The Place of Skepticism in Montaigne’s Essays,” Ninth Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, University of Aberdeen 
  • October 2017, “The Same Enterprise but Opposite Goals: Rousseau’s Response to Montaigne on Self-Interpretation and Personal Identity,” Second Budapest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Eötvös Loránd University

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS

  • George W. Woodruff Fellowship, Emory University, August 2014-present
  • Pathways Fellowship, St. John’s College, May 2013

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Graduate Instructor 

  • Fall 2018: PHIL 136, “Love and Friendship
  • Spring 2017: PHIL 100, “Basic Problems in Philosophy”
  • Fall 2016: PHIL 115, “Introduction to Ethics”

Co-Teaching

  • Spring 2016: PHIL 202W, “Renaissance and Modern Philosophy” 

Teaching Assistantship

  • Fall 2015: PHIL 110, “Introduction to Logic”

RESEARCH LANGUAGES

French, German, Ancient Greek, and Latin