Louise Richardson-Self (winter term 2023/24)
Dr. Louise Richardson-Self is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Gender Studies at the University of Tasmania. She is a feminist philosopher with a particular focus on social justice issues, having graduated with a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2014. She is the author of two books—Justifying Same-Sex Marriage (2015) and Hate Speech Against Women Online (2021)—both published with Rowman & Littlefield International, and numerous journal articles catalogued here.
Dr. Louise is presently engaged in two Australian Research Council-funded research projects: Hate Speech Against Women Online, a Discovery Early Career Research Award which has provided support for her visiting fellowship at Freie Universität (DE190100719), and a second interdisciplinary project entitled Religious Freedom, LGBT+ Employees, and the Right to Discriminate (DP200100395). A developing area of interest is philosophical autoethnography, and she is currently writing a memoir on the experience of female pelvic pain and medical trauma.