Bio

Melinda C. Hall (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University) is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Stetson University. She is also co-director of the Community Education Project, Stetson’s higher education in prison program. She specializes in bioethics, Continental philosophy, and the philosophy of disability. Hall is the author of The Bioethics of Enhancement: Transhumanism, Disability, and Biopolitics (Lexington Books 2016). Her current book projects focus on the ethics and politics of risk and on claiming a disability history of philosophy. Hall is also the author of articles published in the Disability Studies Quarterly, International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Philosophy Compass, and the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, among other venues.