Dana S. Belu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
Coordinator Women's Studies Program

Dr. Dana Belu

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

Monday:       11:00-1:00 PM, 6:00-7:00 PM 
Wednesday:  1:30-2:25 PM, 6:00-7:00 PM
Thursday:     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:

  • Heidegger, Reproductive Technology & The Motherless Age. (Palgrave Macmillan, April 2017)
  • “The Question Concerning a Vital Technology: Heidegger’s Influence on Andrew Feenberg’s Critical Theory” in Theory & Praxis: Andrew Feenberg & Critical Theory, eds. D. Arnold & A. Michel. Palgrave Macmillan. (Forthcoming Fall, 2017)
  • “On the Harnessing of Birth in The Technical Age” in Spaces for the Future: A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology, eds. J. Pitt & A. Shew. Routledge Press. (Routledge Press, August 2017).
  • “The Gigantic” [Das Riesige] & “Enframing” [Das Gestell] in The Cambridge Heidegger Lexicon, ed. M. Wrathall. Cambridge University Press (Forthcoming)

Fall 17 Teaching Schedule:

PHI 120: Critical Reasoning - M/W 4:00-5:15PM 

PHI 316: Ethics - M/W 2:30-3:45PM 

HUX 594: Feminist Philosophy

Additional Teaching & Service Activities:

  • Faculty Learning 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