Shannon Sullivan is Chair of Philosophy and Professor of Philosophy and Health Psychology at UNC Charlotte. She teaches and writes in the intersections of feminist philosophy, critical philosophy of race, American pragmatism, and continental philosophy. She is author of Living Across and Through Skins: Transactional Bodies, Pragmatism and Feminism (2001), Revealing Whiteness: The Unconscious Habits of Racial Privilege (2006), Good White People: The Problem with Middle Class White Anti-Racism (2014), The Physiology of Sexist and Racist Oppression (2015), and White Privilege (2019). She is co-editor of four books including Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance (2007) and Feminist Interpretations of William James (2015).
Good White People was named a 2014 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title and a Ms. Magazine Must-Read Feminist Book of 2014. It also was awarded The Society of Professors of Education 2016 Outstanding Book Award.
For more information on her publications, please see her academia.edu webpage.
Ph.D. Philosophy, Vanderbilt University 1994
M.A. Philosophy, Vanderbilt University 1992
B.A. Philosophy, Trinity University (TX) 1988