New Work on Foucault and Disability: An Introductory Note

  • Shelley Tremain

Author Biography

Shelley Tremain
Shelley Tremain has a PhD in philosophy, recently taught a graduate seminar on Foucault in the Department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, and is a consultant on disability for various social justice efforts. She has published widely on Foucault and disability, disability and feminist philosophy, ableism in philosophy, disability, race, gender, and sexuality, and bioethics (among other topics). In 2013, Tremain guest edited a groundbreaking special issue of Disability Studies Quarterly (vol. 33, no. 4) whose theme was Improving Feminist Philosophy and Theory by Taking Account of Disability. She is the editor of Foucault and the Government of Disability (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2005, 2015) and the author of Foucault and (A) Feminist Philosophy of Disability (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016, forthcoming).
Special Issue: New Work on Foucault and Disability