Silva Sibilin, Casandra

Silva Sibilin, Casandra

Curriculum Vitae

History and Philosophy

Phone: 718-262-2635
Office Location: AC-3D08


Degree Institution Field Dates
MA  University of Chicago  Humanities (Philosophy)  2006 
BA  Barnard College, Columbia University  English-Philosophy  2002 
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

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellow: 2001-2002.

Phi Beta Kappa: 2001.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

"Teaching and Learning in Philosophy" workshop of the American Association of Philosophy Teachers, participant: 2018.

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