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Susan BabbittSusan Babbitt

Associate Professor
B.A. (Ottawa), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell)

Current Research Interests: Early or Theravada Buddhism, José Martí

In Progress

Freedom and Death: From East and South (forthcoming)

Articles on-line

Counterpunch 35 posts since 2015

Global Research, 34 posts since 2015

New York Journal of Books, 3 reviews since 2017

Le Monde Diplomatique,

Recent Book Chapters

“Anarchy a false hope? Latin American revolutionaries knew dhamma and saddha” Leah Kalmanson, ed. Comparative Studies in Asian and Latin American Philosophies (Bloomsbury Press, 2018)

“Political Freedom and Epistemic Injustice” in Ian Kidd, José Medina, Gaile Polhaus eds. Handbook on Epistemic Injustice (Routledge Press, 2017)

“Only the Present Moment” in The Art of Dying ed. Virginia Hamilton (Pariyatti Press, 2014)

Recent Books

Humanism and Embodiment: From Cause and Effect to Secularism (Bloomsbury 2014)

José Martí, Ernesto “Che” Guevara and Global Development Ethics: The Battle for Ideas (Palgrave Macmillan 2014).


Spanish (fluent); French (fluent); Italian (used-to-be-fluent); Farsi (basic); Serbian (beginner)