Adam Burgos

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Affiliated Faculty in Critical Black Studies and Latin American Studies

About Adam Burgos

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
  • M.A. American University
  • B.A. University of Pennsylvania

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

  • Social and political philosophy
  • Philosophy of race
  • Latin American Philosophy
  • 19th and 20th century continental philosophy


  • Political Philosophy and Political Action: Imperatives of Resistance. Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017.
  • Neither Race nor Ethnicity: Latinidad as a Social Affordance (with Alejandro Arango). Journal of Social Philosophy. Online first, December 16, 2022.
  • Legitimacy, Resistance, and the Stakes of Politics. Philosophy & Social Criticism. Online first, June 29, 2022.
  • A Dialectical Taxonomy of Resistance. The Harvard Review of Philosophy, Volume XXVIII: Resistance. Fall 2021. Online First: October 5, 2021.
  • Race. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. With Michael James. Updated May 25, 2020.
  • Laclau, Populism, and Emancipation: From Latin America to the U.S. Latino/a Context. Inter-American Journal of Philosophy 5:1 (May 2014).

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209B Vaughan Literature Building