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Amir Jaima

Dr. Amir Jaima
Assistant Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • (979) 845-5660
  • YMCA 415
Personal Website


Ph.D. in Philosophy from SUNY Stony Brook


Dr. Amir Jaima is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University (TAMU). He did his undergraduate studies at Swarthmore College. His primary research interests are in Aesthetics and Africana Philosophy. His doctoral research examined the relationship between philosophy and literature. Additionally, he is interested in Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, and Continental Philosophy. Amir is also a novelist and has a number of working “literary” projects that both inform and are inspired by his philosophical work.

Research Interests

  • Africana Philosophy
  • Aesthetics
  • Black Male Studies
  • Continental Philosophy

Spring 2022 Course Schedule

  • Phil 251.510 – Introduction to Philosophy, 11:10-12:25 Tues., Thurs. YMCA 109
  • Phil 371.500 – Philosophy of Literature, 12:45-2:00 Tues., Thurs. YMCA 113

Office Hours

By appointment