Dr. Katie Stockdale

Dr. Katie Stockdale
Assistant Professor

On leave

Office: CLE B312

History: BA (Western), MA (Dalhousie), PhD (Dalhousie)

Area of expertise

Moral psychology, feminist philosophy, social and political philosophy, normative and applied ethics

Katie joined the department as an Assistant Professor in 2019 and was previously an Assistant Professor at Sam Houston State University. She was also a research fellow in the Hope & Optimism: Conceptual and Empirical Investigations Project at Cornell University.

Interests: moral psychology, feminist philosophy, social and political philosophy, bioethics.



  • Hope Under Oppression, Oxford University Press 

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters:​

  • "Hope, Solidarity, and Justice” forthcoming in Feminist Philosophy Quarterly.
  • “Emotional Hope" in The Moral Psychology of Hope, ed. Claudia Blöser and Titus Stahl. Rowman and Littlefield, 2019.
  • "Social and Political Dimensions of Hope" in Journal of Social Philosophy 50, 1 (2019): 28-44.
  • “A Perceptual Theory of Hope” with Michael Milona in Ergo 5, 8 (2018): 203-222.
  • “Losing Hope: Injustice and Moral Bitterness” in Hypatia 32, 2 (2017): 363-379.
  • “Whither Bioethics Now? The Promise of Relational Theory” with Susan Sherwin in International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 10, 1 (2017): 7-29.
  • “Collective Resentment” in Social Theory and Practice 39, 3 (2013): 501-521.