Dr. Lauren Guilmette received her Ph.D. in philosophy from Emory University, from which she also received an M.A. in philosophy and a Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Dr. Guilmette had previously earned a B.A. in philosophy from Williams College.
Dr. Guilmette specializes in feminist philosophy, recent continental philosophy, and affect theory in ethics and politics. Her articles and book reviews have appeared in journals such as philoSOPHIA, The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, the Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, and Philosophy Today. Dr. Guilmette's work has also been published in the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, and the APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy. She has also co-authored encyclopedia entries for the Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy and 50 Concepts for an Intersectional Phenomenology. With Cynthia Willett and Anthony Steinbock, she co-edited special issue of the Journal of Speculative Philosophy that was dedicated to the 2012 meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy.
Dr. Guilmette has presented papers at numerous philosophical conferences, including the Foucault Circle, philoSOPHIA, the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, the International Herbert Marcuse Society, the Nietzsche Society, among others. She has also been invited to give talks at Brown Univerisity's Pembroke Center for Research and Teaching on Women, Elon University's Philosophy Without Teachers Workshop, and Ursinus College's W. R. Crigler Institute.
Dr. Guilmette was the chief organizer of the 11th annual conference of philoSOPHIA: Society for Continental Feminism, which was hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Spring 2017.