Karen Hanson

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Personal profile

Research interests

philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ethics, aesthetics, American philosophy

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Harvard University

BA, University of Minnesota

External positions

Chair, Big Ten Academic Alliance

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Research Output 1986 2011

Romantic revolutions: criticism and theory

Johnston, K. R., Chaitin, G. D., Hanson, K. & Marks, H., 1990, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 432 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Feminist Aesthetics

Hanson, K., Oct 26 2011, The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics. Gaut, B. & Lopes, DM. (eds.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

reception of art

Love and Friendship in the Balance: The Case of Jules et Jim

Hanson, K., Jan 1 2011, Ethics at the Cinema. Jones, W. E. & Vice, S. (eds.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Social Contract

Educational excellence, without Ivy

Erickson, R. A., Tanner, R. M., Hanson, K., Katehi, L., Lopes, L. L., Sullivan, T. A., Wilcox, K., Sullivan, E. T., Alutto, J. A., Lechtenberg, V. L. & Farrell, P., Jan 14 2008, Business Week 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationLetter


Activities 2005 2010

  • 6 Invited presentation

Author Meets Critics: Ethical Challenges of Academic Administration

Karen Hanson (Speaker)
Mar 5 2010

Activity: Talk typesInvited presentation

Ethics and Academic Administration

Karen Hanson (Speaker)
Feb 10 2010

Activity: Talk typesInvited presentation

Can Film Be a Vehicle of Moral Thought?

Karen Hanson (Speaker)
Feb 11 2010

Activity: Talk typesInvited presentation

Ethics and Aesthetics

Karen Hanson (Speaker)
Dec 28 2007

Activity: Talk typesInvited presentation

Author Meets Critics: In Pursuit of Knowledge: Scholars, Status, and Academic Culture

Karen Hanson (Speaker)
Feb 23 2006

Activity: Talk typesInvited presentation


Big Ten Academic Alliance’s research impact nears $10 billion

Karen Hanson


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment