Travis Holloway

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Adjunct Assistant Professor Social Science & Cultural Studies 718.687.5802 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 103

Current Course Listing (4)

21/SP-SSWI-228T-01 Introduction to Theory and Critique

21/FA-SSWI-228T-01 Introduction to Theory and Critique

21/FA-SSWI-262T-01 Contemporary Theories of Gender

21/SP-SSWI-262T-01 Contemporary Theories of Gender


Ph.D. SUNY Stony Brook; M.F.A., New York University; M.A., Boston College; B.A., Belmont University


Travis Holloway, M.F.A., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, a translator, and a poet and former Goldwater Fellow in Creative Writing at NYU. He has taught philosophy, art theory, and creative writing at Vassar College, NYU, the Pratt Institute, and SUNY Stony Brook, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the Universität Freiburg in Germany and a visiting researcher at the Sorbonne and the EHESS in Paris. Dr. Holloway's work has appeared in a variety of outlets from Philosophy Today to The Nation to CSPAN’s Book TV. His primary interests are Contemporary European Philosophy, Aesthetics, Social and Political Philosophy, Queer Theory, and the Environmental Humanities. His most recent publications include "Philosophy at the End of the World" (The Philosopher, 2020), "A Strategy for a Democratic Future" (Tropos, 2019), “Neoliberalism and the Future of Democracy" (Philosophy Today, 2018), and “How to Perform a Democracy” (Epoché, 2017). He is co-translator (with Flor Méchain) of two books by Jean-Luc Nancy and co-author of Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America (OR Books, 2011). At Pratt, he especially enjoys having conversations with students and faculty about the relationship between theory and creative practice.