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María C. Lugones


"The Department of Comparative Literature notes, with great sadness, that Professor María Lugones passed away on July 14, 2020. She will be missed."

Maria Lugones was a Professor of Comparative Literature and of Women's Studies: Ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of race and gender.


  • PhD, MA, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • BA, University of California at Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Social and political philosophy
  • Feminist theory
  • Philosophy of race and gender
  • Latin American philosophy
  • Theories of resistance
  • Subaltern studies
  • Popular education
  • U.S. Latino politics

Research Profile