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Dr. Blanche Radford Curry

Dr. Blanche Radford Curry
Professor of Philosophy, Assistant Dean of CAS

Office: LSA 224
Phone: 672-1945
Fax: 672-1090
Personal Homepage: Current page.


  • Ph.D. Brown University
  • MA    Brown University
  • BA     Clark College (Currently Clark Atlanta University)

Honors & Awards

  • 2002 J.C. Moore Humanities Award, Fayetteville State University
  • 2001 43rd Airlift Wing, Pope Air Fore Base, 1st Annual Women’s History Month Award
  • 2001 Bridges IX : Academic Leadership for Women Program Graduate and Class Spokeswoman, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • 1999 Unsung Hero Award for Education, Women’s Center of Fayetteville, NC
  • Fayetteville State University Annual Women’s History Project Chair

Professional Associations

  • American Association of University Women
  • American Association of University Professors
  • Society for Women in Philosophy
  • American Philosophical Association
  • American Philosophical Association on Blacks in Philosophy
  • Alain Locke Society


Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, African American Philosophy, Feminist Theory and Women’s and Gender Studies 


Social and Political Philosophy, Moral and Social Value Inquiry, Multicultural Theory, Feminist Philosophy 


  • “Whiteness and Feminism:  Déjà vu Discourses, What’s Next?” in What White Lookss Like:  African-American Philosophers on the Whiteness Question, ed. George Yancy, Routledge Press 2004
  •  “School Choice as Transformative:  An American Educational Paradox,” with Chester R. Preyar, in Reourses in Education, 2001 Freedom, Equity and School Choice:  Philosophical Considerations.
  •  “Alain Locke’s Paradigm for Transformation Education:  Thinking that Effectively Integrates Knowledge and Social-Cultural Problems,” in Critical Pragmatism of Alain Locke, ed. Leonard Harris, Lanham:  Rowan & Littlefield Publications, 1999.
  •  “Transforming Feminist Theory and Practice:  Beyond the Politics of Commonalities and Differences to an Inclusive Multicultural Feminist Framework,” in Women’s Studies in Transition:  The Pursuit of Interdisciplinarity, eds. Date Conway-Turner, Suzanne Cherrin, Jessica Schiffman, and Kathleen Turkel, University of Delaware Press, 1998. 
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