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A.W. Eaton, PhD

Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Interdisciplinary Programs


Pronouns: she/her


Building & Room:

1417 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-3022



A.W. Eaton is Professor and Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She received her PhD in both philosophy and art history from The University of Chicago. She has published on topics such as the relationship between aesthetic and ethical value, pornography, erotic art, fatness, feminist aesthetics, aesthetics and race, and artistic representations of rape. She is currently developing a pragmatic account of pictures and working on various topics related to aesthetic injustice. Professor Eaton has been a Laurence Rockefeller Fellow at Princeton's Center for Human Values; Senior Research Fellow at Lichtenberg Kolleg, University of Göttingen; and the Brady Distinguished Visiting Associate Professor, Northwestern University.