Justin Fugo, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitæ

Areas of Specialization

Social and Political Philosophy (especially Philosophy of Race), Africana Philosophy, Continental Philosophy (especially Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

Areas of Competence

Ethics, Feminist Philosophy

Positions Held

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Haverford College, July 2022 – Present
  • Assistant Professor of Instruction, Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple University, August 2017 – Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy Department, Bryn Mawr College, August 2018 – July 2021


  • Ph.D., Philosophy: Temple University, December 2017
  • M.A., Philosophy: Boston College, May 2013
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure (Visiting Fellow), AY 2010-2011
  • B.A., Philosophy and French: Siena College, May 2005
  • School for International Training (Semester Abroad), Senegal, Fall 2003


Behind ‘The Veil of Race-Neutrality’: Sharing Responsibility for Racial Justice and Cultivating Democratic Equality of Difference

Committee: Espen Hammer (Chair), Miriam Solomon, Joseph Margolis, and Lewis Gordon (External Examiner)

Awards & Certificates

  • Temple University, The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute Conwell Entrepreneurial Fellowship, “Turning Critical Thinking into Critical Doing” Project, Spring 2018
  • Temple University, Teaching Fellowship, August 2012 – August 2015
  • Temple University, College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Travel Award, June 2014 & June 2016
  • Certificate in Online Instruction, Gwynedd Mercy University, June 2015
  • Teaching in Higher Education Certificate, Temple University, May 2014
  • Boston College/Ecole Normale Supérieure Exchange Fellowship, AY 2010 – 2011


  • Student Workload Assessment Committee, General Education Program, Temple University, May 2022 – Present
  • Curriculum Committee, Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple University, May 2022 – Present
  • Faculty Search Committee, Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple University, April – May 2022
  • Planning Committee, Intellectual Heritage Summer Institute, Temple University, April – June 2021
  • College of Liberal Arts Online Teaching Support Coordinator, Temple University, November 2020 - Present
  • Planning Committee, Core Futures 2020: “Race in Core Conference,” Temple University, March 2020
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Political Science Review, Spring 2020 – Present
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Lexington Books, Fall 2019 – Present
  • Course/Curriculum Development Committee, Intellectual Heritage III: The Global Good (Intellectual Heritage Program Summer Study Abroad), Temple University, Summer 2019 – Present
  • Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Mentor, Temple University (Philosophy Department), Fall 2018-Present
  • Diamond Peer Teacher Mentor, Temple University, Fall 2018
  • “Turning Critical Thinking into Critical Doing” Project/Curriculum Integration Faculty, Temple University, Intellectual Heritage Program & The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, Spring 2018 - Present
  • Review Board, Compass (Arcadia University’s Scholarly Journal), 2017 – Present
  • Judge, The George & Ujjwala Titus Prize (awarded annually for outstanding student work in the Intellectual Heritage program), Temple University, AY 2017-18


  • French (Fluent)

Related Professional Experience

  • United States Peace Corps, Cameroon
    Health and Community Development Agent, December 2005 – December 2007
    Technical, Cross-Cultural and French Language Training, September 2005 – December 2005

Professional References

Espen Hammer
Professor of Philosophy
Temple University
Email: ehammer@temple.edu

Lewis Gordon
Professor of Philosophy
University of Connecticut
Email: lewis.gordon@uconn.edu

Miriam Solomon
Professor of Philosophy
Temple University
Email: msolomon@temple.edu

Douglas Greenfield
Senior Associate Director
Intellectual Heritage Program
Temple University
Email: dmg33@temple.edu

Robert Dostal
Rufus M. Jones Professor of Philosophy
Bryn Mawr College
Email: rdostal@brynmawr.edu

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