George Yancy

George Yancy is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philosophy at Emory University and a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College, one of the college’s highest honors. He is also the University of Pennsylvania’s inaugural fellow in the Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellowship Program (2019–2020 academic year). Yancy is the author, editor, and co-editor of over 20 books. He is cited as one of the top 10 influential philosophers in the last 10 years, 2010–2020, based upon the number of citations and web presence. He has also published over 200 combined scholarly articles, chapters, and interviews that have appeared in professional journals, books, and at various news sites. He is well known for his influential essays and interviews at the New York Times philosophy column “The Stone,” and at the prominent political website Truthout. He is also series editor of Philosophy of Race at Lexington Books.