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About Karin Fry

Teaching Interests: Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy of Art, and 19th Century Philosophy

Research Interests: Most of my research examines topics in art, popular culture, religion, and politics. My current interests involve the political thought of Hannah Arendt and I serve as the Managing Editor of Arendt Studies. Prior to Georgia Southern University, I taught courses in continental philosophy, politics, and art at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.


2016 - Present Department Chair, Georgia Southern University Philosophy and Religious Studies, Department of
2016 - Present Professor, Georgia Southern University Arts and Humanities, College of
Present Professor, Georgia Southern University Philosophy and Religious Studies, Department of

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Hillary S. Johnson Student Teaching Award, University of Memphis (2002)
  • Philosophy Department Nominee, University Scholar Award, UWSP (2009,2014,2015)
  • Sabbatical Year Release (2009-2010)
  • Fellow, International Programs UWSP, London (Fall 2012)
  • University Scholar Award, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point (2016)


  • Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 100)
  • Critical Thinking (PHIL 121)
  • Philosophy of Art (PHIL 303)
  • 19th and 20th Century Philosophy (PHIL 327)
  • Existential Philosophy (PHIL 330)
  • Social and Political Philosophy (PHIL 336)
  • Feminist Philosophy (PHIL 350)

Contact Information

PO Box 8023
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-7577
Office: Newton 3304C


Articles (4)

Book Reviews (2)

Books (2)

Chapters in Books (3)

National and International Conferences and Presentations (9)

Service and Outreach Presentations (5)