Dr. Andrea Sullivan-Clarke

Andrea Sullivan-ClarkeAndrea Sullivan-Clarke is from the wind clan of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma.  A first-generation college student, Andrea graduated in 2015 from the University of Washington with a PhD, specializing in the use of analogy and metaphor. She is the co-editor of the American Philosophical Association’s Newsletter on Native American and Indigenous Philosophies and is writing an entry on American Indian Philosophy for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Having previously developed a summer enrichment program for high school students at DePauw University, Andrea is looking forward to collaborating with the local first nations communities to develop similar programs at the University of Windsor.

Recent Publications

  • “Empowering Relations: An Indigenous Understanding of Allyship in North America”. Journal of World Philosophies, Vol. 5, no. 1, June 2020, pp. 30-42, https://scholarworks.iu.edu/iupjournals/index.php/jwp/article/view/3599.
  • “Decolonizing ‘Allyship’ for Indian Country: Lessons from #NODAPL.” Hypatia, December 2019, 1-12. doi:10.1017/hyp.2019.3
  • “Misled by Metaphor: The Problem of Ingrained Analogy,” Perspectives on Science 27 (2), March-April 2019, 153-170.
  • “Tips for Teaching Native American Philosophy,” American Philosophical Association Newsletter (Newsletter on Indigenous Philosophy) 17 (1), Edited by Agnes Curry, 9-14.
  • “On the Causal Efficacy of Natural Selection:  A Response to Richards’ Critique of the Standard Interpretation of the Origin,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 44 (2013) 745–755