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Kevin M . Graham, PhD

Associate Professor

Kevin Graham

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College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy
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Kevin M . Graham, PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Graham has taught philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences since 1996. He served the Department of Philosophy as associate chair (2005-2009) and as chair (2009-2013). He also served the university as Director of the Magis Core Curriculum during 2013-2017, and as Interim Director of the Magis Core Curriculum during Fall Semester 2018 and Fall Semester 2020.
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Teaching Interests

  • Social and political philosophy

Research Focus

Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Department

Philosophy

Position

Associate Professor

Books

  • Cambridge University Press
    “Race”, in The Cambridge Rawls Lexicon, ed. Jon Mandle & David Reidy, p. 681-682 2015
  • Springer Publishing
    Non-ideal Moral Theory, in Encyclopedia of Global Justice, ed. Deen Chatterjee, p. 758-760 2011
  • Lexington Books: A Division of Rowman and Littlefield
    Beyond Redistribution: White Supremacy and Racial Justice 2010
  • Humanity Books
    “Participatory Democracy in an Age of Global Capitalism”, in The Problems of Resistance: Studies in Alternate Political Cultures, ed. Steve Martinot, with Joy James., p. 155-168 2001

Articles

  • Social Philosophy Today
    Graham, Kevin M. The Chinese must go: The racial oppression of Chinese Americans, 1840-1965
    25 2008
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
    Graham, K. M. Race and the limits of liberalism
    32, p. 219-239 2002
  • Journal of Value Inquiry
    Graham, K. Autonomy, individualism, and social justice
    36, p. 43-57 2002
  • Public Affairs Quarterly
    Racism and the Limits of Distributive Justice
    Vol. 15, no. 3, p. 271-289 2001
  • Social Theory & Practice
    The Political Significance of Social Identity: A Critique of Rawls’s Theory of Agency
    Vol. 26, no. 2, p. 201-222 2000

Publications

  • Social Philosophy Today
    After the Buses Stop Running: Distributive Justice or Dialogue?
    16, p. 59-76 2002

Presentations

  • Poster Presentation: “Student Learning Outcomes in Online and Traditional Ethics Courses”, presented to the SoTL Commons Conference 2016 in Savannah, GA 2016
  • Poster presentation: “A Blended Approach to Logic Instruction in Philosophy: Analysis of Preliminary Results”, presented to the 11th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Quebec City, Canada 2014
  • Poster Co-Presentation: 'Gathering Around the Table: Creating Campus-Wide Dialogue to Reform General Education', presented with Holly Ann Harris to the Association of American Colleges & Universities General Education & Assessment Conference 2014 in Portland, OR. 2014
  • “Talking About Race”, • presented to the 30th International Social Philosophy Conference at Quinnipiac University. 2013
  • “A Blended Approach to Logic Instruction in Philosophy”, presented to the 2013 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors at Loyola Marymount University (May-Jun. 2013). 2013

Awards

  • 2017 Iggy Award
    Awarded to a professor, staff member, faculty advisor or student leader who provided special counsel and support during a student’s first semester.
    Creighton EDGE
  • Dean's Award for Professional Excellence in Service
    College of Arts & Sciences
  • Dean’s Award for Professional Excellence in Freshman Advising
    College of Arts & Sciences
  • Dean’s Award for Professional Excellence in Advising in the Major
    College of Arts & Sciences