Dr. Linda Martin Alcoff is a professor of philosophy at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is a past president of the American Philosophical Association. Her areas of work include epistemology, Latin American philosophy, feminism, critical race theory and continental philosophy.
Her recent books include Rape and Resistance; (Polity 2018); The Future of Whiteness (Polity 2015); Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self (Oxford 2006), which won the Frantz Fanon Award. She has also edited or co-edited 11 books, including The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Race, (2018); Feminist Epistemologies (1993); Singing in the Fire: Tales of Women in Philosophy (2003); Thinking From the Underside of History (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000); Identity Politics Reconsidered (2006); and Constructing the Nation: A Race and Nationalism Reader (2009). She has written over 100 journal articles and book chapters, and has contributed to The New York Times, Aeon, the NY Indypendent, and other publications. She is originally from Panama.