Director, Posthumanism Research Institute
Office: MCA 230
PhD Philosophy (Université de Montréal, 2001)
Doctoral Studies (Universität Salzburg)
MA Philosophy (Université de Montréal)
BA Western Society and Culture (Concordia University)
BA Political Science, History (Concordia University)
Christine Daigle is Professor of Philosophy, Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence, and Director of the Posthumanism Research Institute. Her research has focused on Existentialism and Phenomenology, specifically the works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir. Her current research focuses on critical posthumanism with a focus on material feminism as she investigates posthumanist vulnerability and its ethical potential. She is also researching environmental posthumanities, including a rethinking of the notion of sustainability (“Beyond Sustainability” research project). She is a member of the research team of the UNESCO Chair on Community Sustainability. She is also leading a research project on the cultural and philosophical representations of the Anthropocene and extinction.