Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas
Martha Satz exploits her dual background in philosophy and literature and experience in trans-racial culture to teach and write about a diversity of topics. She teaches courses in minority literature, most notably African American and Jewish American literature, ethics and children’s literature, literature and disability, and ethics and literature.
- African American Women Writers
- Literature and Culture of Disability
- Ethical Implications of Children’s Literature
- Minority Literature
- “Genetic Counseling and the Disabled: Feminism Examines the Stance of Those Who Stand at the Gate” (with Annette Patterson), Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy, ed. Thomas A. Lanham, Maryland: Shannon, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005 , 33-58. Originally published in Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy 17:3 (Summer 2002), 118-142.
- “Implicated in a Color Change: Memoirs of White Mothers of African American Children” in Autobiography and Maternal Subjectivities ed. Andrea O’Reilly and Silvia Caporale Bizzini, SUNY Press (forthcoming).
- "Teaching Native Son: A Missionary to Her People" in Approaches to Teaching Richard Wright's Native Son, ed. James A. Miller, (New York: Modern Language Association, 1997), 54-66.
- "An Epistemological Understanding of Pride and Prejudice: Humility and Objectivity," in Jane Austen: New Perspectives, ed. Janet Todd, Women and Literature, new series, Vol. 3, (New York, London: Holmes and Meir Publications, Inc., 1983), 171‑186.