PPS 8.10 Form 1A
TEXAS STATE VITA
I. Academic/Professional Background
A. Name: Ross-Fountain, Rebekah J. Title: Senior Lecturer, Philosophy
B. Educational Background
C. University Experience
D. Relevant Professional Experience
A. Teaching Honors and Awards:
1Spring 2001 awarded “Favorite Professor” from the Alfred H. Nolle Chapter (SWT) of Alpha Chi, the National Honor Scholarship Society.
B. Courses Taught:
1Philosophy & Critical Thinking, Feminist Theory, Philosophical Issues, Business and Professional Ethics, and University Seminar
Undergraduate Honor’s 1Thesis Director, 2005. Directed thesis for Amanda Jo Williams entitled A New Prescription of Enculturated Lenses..
A. Works in Print
a. Refereed Journal Articles:
b. Non-refereed Articles:
1Creating Identity: Narrative Ethics, Intersex Infants, and the Surgical Assignment of Gender. Southwest Philosophical Studies. Publishing date pending.
1Abstract of “An Environmental Conscious Through Gender” Published in Southwest Philosophical Studies Journal, Spring 1999.
1Master’s Thesis: Recovering the Significance of the Body: Gender Identity and Merleau-Ponty, ©1995
B. Works not in Print
1. Papers Presented at Professional Meetings:
John Broyer Philosophy Symposium, March 2007, Read Paper entitled Creating Identity.
New Mexico/West Texas Philosophical Society Annual Meeting, April 2004
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New Mexico/West Texas Philosophical Society Annual Meeting, April 2003
Read Paper entitled Philosophical Counseling: Constructing the Passageway.
1New Mexico/West Texas Philosophical Society Annual Meeting April 1999
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2. Invited Talks, Lectures, Presentations:
Guest lecturer for Texas State Sociology class, 10/11/07, topic "Sex Offenders and Social Deviance"
11999 to present, Presenting and leading a discussion in the Texas State University-San Marcos Philosophy Dialogue Series two to three times per year. Some examples include:
Does Religion Serve A Public Good?, March 19, 2001
Feminism: Is it Relevant?, Summer, 2001
Do We Need A New Mythology?, October 15, 2001
Gender, Ethnicity, and Wage Gaps, March 20, 2003
Philosophy and Current Issues, October 10, 2003
Gender Identities, October 17, 2005
Feminist Pedagogy, March 5, 2007
D. Fellowships, Awards, Honors:
Best Paper at Symposium. John Broyer Philosophy Symposium, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2007.
Women’s History Month Planning Committee, 2002 to present
Texas State Ally, 2001 to present
1Advisor to Freethought Society, student organization on campus, 2005 to present
1Advisor to Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA), student organization on campus, 2002
Advisor to Campus Greens, the student Green Party organization on campus, 2000-2002
1Advisor to SETA (Student’s for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), 1998-2000
1Co-Coordinator of the Philosophy Dialogue Series, 1998-2005
1New Mexico/West Texas Philosophical Society
American Counseling Association
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