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Diane Grossman

Diane Grossman

Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies

Diane Grossman
  1. 617-521-2212
  2. MCB C-310A

Diane Grossman has been at Simmons since 1985. She is a Professor of Philosophy and Women's and Gender Studies, and has served Simmons as Chair of both departments, as Director of Academic Advising, and as Associate Dean of the College. She is now in her sixth year as Dean. She is the author of Existentialism and the Philosophical Tradition, Looking at Gay and Lesbian Life, and numerous articles and essays on ethics, feminist theory, and cultural studies. Dean Grossman received her Bachelor's degree from Vassar College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from New York University. Her areas of specialization are Continental philosophy, feminist theory and applied ethics.

Teaching Areas & Topics

  • Feminist Theory
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Applied Ethics and Cultural Studies


M.A., Ph.D.
New York University

Vassar College