Noëlle Vahanian

Noëlle Vahanian is a dual citizen of France and the United States. She grew up in Strasbourg, France and holds a Ph.D. from Syracuse University. She is Professor of Philosophy at Lebanon Valley College, in Annville, Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses on genocide, world philosophies and philosophy of religion. She is the author of Language, Desire, and Theology: A Genealogy of the Will to Speak (Routledge, 2003) and most recently The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language (Fordham University Press, 2014). She is currently working on a book relating contemporary philosophy to genocide studies, with a special emphasis on the case of Armenia and the problem of denialism.