Margaret Matthews

m[dot]l[dot]matthews[at]emory[dot]edu

PhD Candidate

Dean’s Teaching Fellow, Emory University, 2019-2020

academia.edu page: https://emory.academia.edu/MargaretMatthews

RESEARCH

  • AOS: Early Modern Philosophy; Renaissance Philosophy
  • AOC: Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

EDUCATION

  • Emory University, Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
  • École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Visiting Graduate Researcher, Spring 2019
  • Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III, Visiting Doctoral Student, Spring 2018
  • Emory University, M.A., Philosophy, 2017
  • St. John’s College Annapolis, B.A., Liberal Arts, 2014

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • June 2019, “Montaigne on Custom and Habit,” Seventh Franco-American Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
  • 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 AND AWARDS

  • Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, Emory University, 2019-2020
  • George W. Woodruff Fellowship, Emory University,  2014-2019
  • Pathways Fellowship, St. John’s College,  2013

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor of Record

  • Spring 2020: PHIL 202W “Renaissance and Modern Philosophy”
  • Fall 2018: PHIL 136, “Love and Friendship
  • Spring 2017: PHIL 100, “Basic Problems in Philosophy”
  • Fall 2016: PHIL 115, “Introduction to Ethics”

Co-Instructor

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

Teaching Assistant

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

RESEARCH LANGUAGES

  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Ancient Greek

SERVICE

  • Conference Assistant, 13th Annual Conference of the Leibniz Society of North America (Spring 2019)
  • Humanities Application Review Committee, Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (S.U.R.E.) program at Emory College (Spring 2019)
  • Organizer for French reading group (Fall 2018)
  • Organizer for German conversation group (2015-2016)