Karmen MacKendrick

Karmen MacKendrick

Professor of Philosophy

Reilly Hall 423
Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214


(315) 445-4159


B.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook.

Karmen MacKendrick combines philosophy with theology, cultural studies, and literary theory to pursue her fascinations with language and all things somatic. She is the author of Material Mystery: The Flesh of the World in Three Mythic Bodies (Fordham UP, 2021), Failing Desire (SUNY Press, 2017), The Matter of Voice (Fordham UP, 2016), Divine Enticement (Fordham UP, 2012), Fragmentation and Memory (Fordham UP, 2008), Word Made Skin (Fordham UP, 2004), Immemorial Silence (SUNY Press, 2001), counterpleasures (SUNY Press, 1999), and (with Virginai Burrus and Mark D. Jordan) Seducing Augustine (Fordham UP, 2010), along with various articles on related subjects. She teaches core classes (PHL 110, COR 400), philosophy electives, and Honors courses. Karmen was awarded the Joseph C. Georg Endowed Professorship for 2009-2012.

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