Dana S. Belu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Dana Belu

LCH B316
(310) 243-3487
Spring Office hours:

Monday:       1:30-2:25 PM, 4:00-5:00 PM, 6:00-7:00 PM & by appointment
Wednesday:  1:30-2:25 PM, 4:00-5:00 PM & by appointment

Dr. Belu teaches courses in Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, History of Philosophy and Feminist Philosophy. Her current research focuses on phenomenological interpretations of the relationship between technology and gender. Dr. Belu was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy - Brooklyn College, 2004-2005 and a Research Fellow @ The Center for Subjectivity Research; Copenhagen, Denmark 2005-2006. She has been teaching at Cal-State Dominguez Hills University since 2006. Dr. Belu earned her doctorate in Philosophy from Villanova University.

Works in progress:

  • The Motherless Age: A Heideggerian Interpretation of Reproductive Technology, forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Press, winter 2016.
  • “On the Harnessing of Birth in The Technical Age” in The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Technology, ed. J. Pitt. Forthcoming 2016.
  • “The Question Concerning a Vital Technology: Heidegger’s Influence on Andrew Feenberg’s Critical Theory” in Theory & Praxis: Andrew Feenberg & Critical Theory, ed. D. Arnold. Forthcoming 2016.
  • “The Gigantic” [Das Riesige] & “Enframing” [Das Gestell] in The Cambridge Heidegger Lexicon, ed. M. Wrathall. Forthcoming 2016.

Spring 17 Teaching Schedule:

PHI 120-01: Critical Reasoning - M/W 10:00-11:15AM in SBS B215

PHI 120-04: Critical Reasoning - M/W 2:30-3:45PM in SBS D225

PHI 305-01: Contemporary Philosophy - M/W 11:30-12:45PM in LCH A221

Additional Teaching & Service Activities:

  • Faculty Leaning Community (FLC) Co-Leader for "Flipping the Classroom" - Spring 2017
  • Chair of WSCUC Task Force for Critical Thinking
  • Humanities Program Graduate Faculty
  • Member of The ​​Women's Studies Advisory Board