Jina Fast Ph.D. (she/her)

Adjunct in Women's and Gender Studies


Dr. Fast is currently at work on a book on Black Caribbean and American existentialism and phenomenology entitled Reflections on a Decolonial Existentialism and Phenomenology and has been published in the Journal of Critical Race Inquiry, Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, & Social Justice, and Hypatia, among others. She is also co-editing a book entitled The Marcusean Mind for Routledge. As a feminist epistemologist, queer theorist, and philosopher of race, her work centers theories produced by and through the experiences and work of marginalized folks across disciplines.


  • Villanova University, B.A. Philosophy and Political Science, 2006.
  • Temple University, M.A. Philosophy, 2009.
  • Temple University, Ph.D. Philosophy and Women's and Gender Studies, 2014

areas of interest

  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Queer Theory
  • Philosophy of Race
  • Critical Theory