Tracy Isaacs


MA (Toronto), PhD (MIT)

Professor, Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Philosophy
Associate Dean (Academic), Arts and Humanities

Office: UC 2230


Feminist ethics, globalizing feminism, feminism and race, and feminist epistemology 

Recent Publications 

Isaacs, Tracy. “What Would a Feminist Theory of Collective Action and Responsibility Look Like?” In Tracy Isaacs, Violetta Igneski, and Kendy Hess, editors. Collectivity: Ontology, Ethics, and Social Justice (New York: Rowman and Littlefield International Ltd.), pp. 223-239.

Isaacs, Tracy, Violetta Igneski, and Kendy Hess, editors. Collectivity: Ontology, Ethics, and Social Justice (New York: Rowman and Littlefield International Ltd.).

Isaacs, Tracy and Samantha Brennan. Fit at Mid-Life: A Feminist Fitness Journey (Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2018).

Isaacs, Tracy. “Food Insecurity: Dieting as Ideology, as Oppression, and as Privilege,” Oxford Food Ethics Handbook. Editors Ann Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, and Tyler Dogget (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), pp. 572-592.

Isaacs, Tracy. “Collective Responsibility and Climate Change,” Reflections on Responsibility: Essays in Honor of Peter A. French. Editor Zachary Goldberg (Springer, 2017):101-116.

Isaacs, Tracy and Samantha Brennan (co-editors and co-authors of introduction). “See How She Runs: Feminists Rethink Fitness.” Special Issue of the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics. Vol. 9, No. 2 (Fall 2016): 1-11.

Isaacs, Tracy. “The Most Good We Can Do: Comments on Peter Singer’s The Most Good You Can Do,” The Journal of Global Ethics, Vol. 12, No. 2 (2016): 154-160.

Isaacs, Tracy. “International Criminal Courts and Political Reconciliation,” Criminal Law and Philosophy, Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2016):133-142. On-line: January 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s11572-014-9294-5

Isaacs, Tracy. “Collective Responsibility and Collective Obligation,” Midwest Studies in Philosophy. Volume 38, No. 1 (September 2014): 40-57.

Isaacs, Tracy. “Response to Critics,” Dialogue: A Canadian Philosophical Review, Author-meets-critics symposium on Tracy Isaacs, Moral Responsibility in Collective Contexts. Vol: 53, No. 1 (March 2014): 43-55.

Isaacs, Tracy. “Corporate Agency and Corporate Wrongdoing,” New Criminal Law Review. Volume 16, Number 2 (2013): 241-160.