At Johns Hopkins, Jina Fast is a lecturer for the Master of Liberal Arts program.
Fast also is the SHIFT Professor of Applied Ethics and the Common Good at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts and has been published in many academic journals, including the Journal of Critical Race Inquiry, Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, & Social Justice, and Hypatia. As a feminist epistemologist, queer theorist, and critical philosopher of race, Fast centers her work on theories produced by and through the experiences and work of marginalized people across disciplines. Her first book, Decolonizing Existentialism and Phenomenology: The Liberation of Philosophies of Freedom and Identity, will be published by Rowman and Littlefield International in December 2023.
Fast holds a PhD in philosophy and women’s and gender studies from Temple University.