Jo Trigilio

Assistant Professor (NTT)
  • Philosophy
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
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(617) 521-2247

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  • Ph.D., University of Oregon

About Me

Jo Trigilio received their Ph.D. in Philosophy with a concentration in Feminist Theory from the University of Oregon. Professor Trigilio has a special interest in the intersection of theory and practice. They specialize in oppression/liberation theories, including feminist and gender theories, race theories, and queer theory.

They are politically active in the queer community of Boston. Professor Trigilio has served on the board of directors for the National Women's and Gender Studies Association for six years. Trigilio was elected and served as the 2018 Boston Pride Marshal. They are currently leading The Boston Dyke March History and Archive Project.

What I Teach

  • PHIL 131 Biomedical Ethics
  • PHIL 139 Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 225 Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Information Technology
  • WGST 111 Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
  • WGST 211 Gender and Sexuality
  • WGST 354 Feminist Theories
  • WGST 380 Gender and Queer Theory
  • GCS 403 Seminar in Gender/Cultural Studies

Research/Creative Activities

  • Feminist Theory
  • Race Theory
  • Queer Theory
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • American Pragmatism
  • Epistemology