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Marie-Pier Lemay

Term Instructor in Ethics

Degrees:Philosophy and International Development Studies, Ph.D. (University of Guelph); Philosophy MA (Université de Montréal)

Office Hours:

Mon/Tues/Wed, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Fall 2023 Courses

PHIL 1550
PHIL 2020
PHIL 2408

Dr. Lemay works primarily in Social and Political Philosophy, Development Ethics, and Feminist Philosophy. She has research and teaching interests in Applied and Normative Ethics, Development Studies, Gender Studies, and Decolonial Philosophy.

Her postdoctoral project addresses political solidarity from the standpoint of social movements that tackle gender and racial justice. She investigates how informal spaces of solidarity can alternately support or undercut important values of inclusion and diversity.


1.    Lemay, MP. (2023) Engaged Solidaristic Research: Developing Methodological and Normative Principles for Political Philosophers, Feminist Philosophy Quarterly, 9 (4), pp. 1-28.

2.    Lemay, MP. (2023) Transnational Solidarity in Feminist Practices: Power, Partnerships, and Divisions, Journal of Global Ethics, pp. 1‑18.

3.    Lemay, MP. (2023) Surviving the System: Justice and Ambiguity in the Aftermath of Sexual Violence. APA Studies on Feminism and Philosophy, 23 (1), pp 31-37.


Pitasse Fragoso. K. & MP. Lemay. (2023) Philosophy, Poverty, and Inequality: Normative and Applied Reflections, Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Poverty.