Dana S. Belu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Chair

Dr. Dana Belu

On sabbatical during Spring 2015. Direct all departmental questions to Interim Chair, Dr. Pawar at spawar@csudh.edu 

LCH B316
(310) 243-3487
Office hours: Mon.Wed. 11:00 -12:45 pm, Wed. 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Th. 12:00 - 3:30 pm and 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:

  • “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 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 2015.
  • Heidegger, Feminism & Reproductive Technology. Manuscript under revision.

Fall 2014 Teaching Schedule:

Philosophy 120: Critical Reasoning - Mon./Wed. 1:00 - 2:15 pm 
Humanities 524: Seminar in Philosophy - Wed. 7:00 - 9:45 pm 

Additional Teaching & Service Activities:

  • Humanities Program Graduate Faculty
  • Member of The ​​Women's Studies Advisory Board
  • CSUDH Senator