Dana S. Belu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Office hours: Tues. Thurs. 1:30-2:30PM & 6:00-7:00PM 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:
- 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 2016 Teaching Schedule:
Philosophy 101: Values & Society - Tu/Th. 11:30AM - 12:45PM
Philosophy 101: Values & Society - Tu/Th. 4:00PM - 5:15PM
Philosophy 490: Seminar - Tu/Th. 2:30PM - 3:45PM
Additional Teaching & Service Activities:
- Chair of WSCUC Task Force for Critical Thinking
- Humanities Program Graduate Faculty
- Member of The Women's Studies Advisory Board
- CSUDH Senator