George N. Fourlas (he/him/his) a SHIFT associate professor of applied ethics and the common good at Hampshire College. He holds a B.A. in philosophy and legal studies from the University of San Francisco and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Oregon. Professor Fourlas’s teaching and research are problem-centric, focusing on issues of peace and justice, and drawing on various fields: ethics, social-political philosophy, critical race theory, decolonial theory, global/international studies, and conflict resolution.
Professor Fourlas is a philosopher who focuses on the possibility of a world wherein presently subjugated peoples can exist in self-determined communities without fear of violence or the objectification that affords violence. To that end, his teaching and research take place at the intersection of social-political theory, applied ethics, critical race theory, conflict resolution, decolonial theory, and global studies. Professor Fourlas has numerous publications related to these themes, including his recent book Anti-Colonial Solidarity: Race, Reconciliation, & MENA Liberation (Rowman and Littlefield). You can visit his website to learn more: gnfourlas.com