D.A. Masolo

D.A. Masolo is a native of Kenya and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. Prof. Masolo teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, covering a wide range of courses in the traditional Western and non-Western fields. Because of his international visibility and expertise in African philosophy, Prof. Masolo travels widely to give invited talks and to serve as external examiner for Master’s theses and doctoral dissertations. His own work has been the focus of international philosophical symposia. His publications include Philosophy and Cultures (1981) co-edited with Henry Odera Oruka, African Philosophy in Search of Identity (1994), and African Philosophy as Cultural Inquiry (2000) co-edited with the late Ivan Karp, then of Emory University in Atlanta. His latest book, Self and Community in a Changing World (2010), has received critical acclaim and was the focus of discussion in a 2014 special issue of the philosophy journal, Quest.

Instructor, Campus 2016 (Whose? Reading “The Technosphere” and “The Anthropocene” from Africa Seminar)