Diane P. Michelfelder is a philosopher with a special interest in ethics, aesthetics
and the philosophy of technology. She is the co-editor of Applied Ethics in American
Society and Dialogue and Deconstruction: The Gadamer-Derrida Encounter, which was named
one of the "Outstanding Philosophy Books of the Year" by Choice magazine. Her
essays, reviews and translations have been widely published in books and journals.
Prior to her appointment as professor of Philosophy at Macalester, she served as
Macalester's Provost and Dean of the Faculty. Previously she has served as Dean of
the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana State University, Professor of Philosophy and
Chair of the Philosophy Department at California Polytechnic State University and as
Professor of Philosophy and Department Head in Languages and Philosophy at Utah State
Michelfelder is currently the President for the Society for Philosophy and Technology.
Contributions to Books