Dr Laura Roberts

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Laura Roberts received her PhD in Philosophy from The University of Queensland, Australia, where she currently holds an Honorary Research Fellowship and teaches Philosophy and Gender Studies. Although she now resides in Australia, Laura was born and raised in South Africa and began her undergraduate studies in Drama and Philosophy at The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Laura is a founding member of the community-based Queensland School of Continental Philosophy. Her research interests emerge from the field of post-colonial/decolonial theory and feminist philosophy, particularly the work of Luce Irigaray. She has contributed to Building a New World (Palgrave, 2015), Contemporary Debates on the Self: Identity and Difference (2016) and has an article forthcoming in Hypatia (2017). Laura is currently finalising her monograph entitled Irigaray and Politics: A Critical Introduction, which is forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press, in which she explores the question of the political in Luce Irigaray’s philosophy of sexuate difference.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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