Betty Stoneman

PhD Candidate

betty [dot] jean [dot] stoneman [at] emory [dot] edu
Sixth Year, ABD

Personal Website


MA Philosophy, Emory University, 2019

BA Philosophy (Minors in Ethics, Peace and Justice Studies), Utah Valley University, 2015

Research Interests

19th and 20th Century Continental, Social and Political Philosophy


Title: Ambiguity, Freedom, and Civil Disobedience: A Beauvoirian Account of Civil Disobedience


Juried Articles:

“Sartre’s Imaginary and the Problem of Whiteness.” Philosophy & Social Criticism (June 2021), doi:10.1177/01914537211017582

“The Dichotomy of Sight vs. Touch: The Harm of the Primacy of Sight for Empathy.” Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human-Animal Studies 2 (Winter 2016)

“Ideological Domination: Deconstructing the Paradox of the American Dream and the Working Class Promise.” Stance 7 (2014)

Blog Articles:

“Catastrophizing in the Age of COVID: Social Structures of Care in Response to Apocalyptic Losses of Control and Social Isolation,” Blog of the APA: Covid Chronicles (October 19, 2020)

Teaching Experience


  • Introduction to Philosophy, Emory University, Fall 2020
  • Introduction to Business Ethics, Emory University, Summer 2020
  • Introduction to Logic, Emory University, Spring 2019


  • Philosophy of Friendship and Love, Emory University, Spring 2018

Teaching Assistant:

  • 19th and 20th Century Philosophy, Emory University, Fall 2017

Grader & Discussion Leader:

  • Historical Perspectives and Methodologies, Emory University, Fall 2019
  • Introduction to Sociology, Utah Valley University, Fall 2016
  • Ethics and Values, Utah Valley University, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015 & Spring 2016
  • Non-human Animal Ethics, Utah Valley University, Fall 2015