Catherine Hundleby

Catherine Hundleby

Dr. Catherine Hundleby is an Associate Professor of Philosophy, cross-appointed to Women’s and Gender Studies, and Director of Windsor’s interdisciplinary PhD program in Argumentation Studies that includes a stream in “Feminism, Social Justice & Argumentation.” Hundleby holds a PhD in Philosophy from Western (2001) and her work addresses questions of power and social privilege in knowledge with a focus on argumentation and on science.  She helped build and remains active in the Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics & Science Studies (FEMMSS). Read more about Dr. Hundleby's work at

Teaching Philosophy

Dr. Hundleby encourages students to consider themselves as part of a discourse with other scholars. This starts by engaging other student scholars in class, first in personal reflections and generating questions for discussion, and ultimately in the form of essays.

Classes Regularly Taught

WGST-2360:  Feminist Philosophies

WGST-3590:  Women, Knowledge & Reality

Opportunities for Students to Work with Dr. H

Graduate Students:

Dr. H enjoys working with students from all disciplines and professions on areas related to social justice and knowledge.  To complete graduate research under her supervision, Windsor has an MA in Philosophy and an interdisciplinary PhD program in Argumentation Studies.

Abbreviated CV

Select Publications:

(With Moira Howes) The Epistemology of Anger in Argumentation. 2018. Symposion.

Feminist Empiricism. 2016. The Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Practice. Sage.

Aggression, Politeness, and Abstract Adversaries. 2013. Informal Logic.

Where Standpoint Stands Now. 1997. Women & Politics.

Grants and Awards:

SSHRC conference grants for an argumentation conference in 2013, and a conference of the Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy in 2008. Both held at Windsor.

Best paper, Society for Analytic Feminism, 2003.

Teaching Honour Roll, Western 2001.