Abby Kluchin specializes in Continental philosophy, with emphases in feminist theory, psychoanalysis, and poststructuralism. She is currently at work on a book project that interrogates contemporary debates over sexual ethics alongside classic philosophical texts in order to propose an intersubjective theory of consent. Deeply committed to liberal education in a variety of contexts, Abby is also co-founder and Associate Director At Large of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, an experimental school that conducts seminar-style courses in non-traditional spaces throughout New York City.
Coordinator, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
Co-Director, Teaching & Learning Institute
Pedagogy Coordinator, Common Intellectual Experience
- B.A., Swarthmore College
- M.A., M.Phil., Columbia University
- Ph.D., Columbia University
- Beauvoir and Beyond: Philosophy and Sexual Difference
- Feminist Thought
- Introduction to Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
- Marx, Nietzsche, Freud
- Trans Theory
- Introduction to Ethics
- Sexual Ethics: Coercion and Consent
- Women and Religion
- Common Intellectual Experience 100-200
- Continental philosophy
- feminist theory
- affect theory
- coercion and consent
“Fragile Readers: Textual Contagion in Kristeva and Duras.” philoSOPHIA: a Journal of Continental Feminism, Volume 8, Number 2, Summer 2018.
“At the Limits of Feeling: Religion, Psychoanalysis, and the Affective Subject.” In Feeling Religion, ed John Corrigan. Duke University Press, 2018.
“Nevertheless, She Resisted: Problem Students and Hunting Girls.” The Revealer, May 3, 2017: https://therevealer.org/nevertheless-she-resisted-problem-students-and-hunting-girls/.