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Silva Sibilin, Casandra

Silva Sibilin, Casandra

Curriculum Vitae

Lecturer of Philosophy
History, Philosophy and Anthropology

Phone: 718-262-2954
Office Location: AC-3E17


Degree Institution Field Dates
MA  University of Chicago  Humanities (Philosophy)   
BA  Barnard College, Columbia University  English-Philosophy   
Ms. Silva Sibilin’s research interests are in the areas of philosophy of education, social and political philosophy, ethics, and literature. She has a particular interest in questions regarding the place of feelings and emotions in philosophy and philosophy of education as well as different notions of happiness and human flourishing. Past work focused on the intersection of Rousseau’s educational and political philosophies and the relevance of Hegel’s metaphysical philosophy for the analysis of early Romantic literature. She is also involved in initiatives to widen access to philosophy and philosophical methods beyond the college classroom.

Areas of Expertise

Philosophy of Education
Political Philosophy

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Course Design in Ultra: Less Grading and More Collaborating " 4/21/22: Blackboard Digital Teaching Symposium.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

CUNY CITA Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellow: 2022.

Mellon Transformative Learning in the Humanities at CUNY Fellow: 2021-2022.

Phi Beta Kappa: .

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

"Ask a Philosopher" volunteer, organized by Brooklyn Public Philosophers: 2020.

Presenter and Discussion leader at "A Night of Philosophy & Ideas" organized by the Brooklyn Public Library and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, presenter & discussion leader: 2017.

“Interdisciplinary Teaching: Not all Excellence is Expertise,” CETL Panel Discussion, York College: 2011.