Elsa Dorlin

Elsa Dorlin (France, 1974) is since 2011 Professor of Political and Social Philosophy at the University of Paris 8, and since 2014, member of the Center for Feminist and Gender Studies of the same center. In 2004, she received her doctorate in philosophy from the University of Paris-Sorbonne with the thesis Au chevet de la Nation: sexe, race et médecine : XVIIe-XVIIe siècles. Her studies focus on the intersections between gender, race and other systems of domination.

Main publications:

  • La matrice de la race : généalogie sexuelle et coloniale de la nation française, Paris, La Découverte, 2006
  • Sexo, género y sexualidades: introducción a la teoría feminista, Argentina, Nueva visión, Claves, 2008
  • Sexe, race, classe : pour une épistémologie de la domination, Paris, PUF, 2009
  • Autodefensa. Una filosofía de la violencia, Txalaparta, 2019

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