Dr. Jeta Mulaj
Dr. Mulaj holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Villanova University and received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from DePaul University. In the fall of 2021, she will begin a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Grinnell College before joining Ryerson University as an Assistant Philosophy Professor in 2022. Dr. Mulaj specializes in Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Critical Theory, and Marxism. She has written and published on questions related to capitalism, queer theory, gender and sexuality, psychoanalysis, precarity, radical democracy, revolution, Eastern European thought, and the Balkans. Her current research focuses on reclaiming stability as a revolutionary concept.
Dr. Mulaj has taught courses such as “Issues in Sex and Gender,” “Conflict and Peace,” “Love, Hatred, and Resentment,” “Philosophy and Film,” as well as others on Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist Thought, Multiculturalism, Ethics, and Business Ethics.
Dr. Mulaj is also the founder and executive director of Balkan Society for Theory and Practice, an international research society based in Kosova. The society holds annual international workshops focusing on race and racism in the Balkans with an emphasis on Europe’s internal colonial and racist legacies.
“I am very excited to join Ryerson University and very grateful for the opportunity to work with wonderful scholars and students in the Philosophy Department. I am looking forward to life in Toronto.”