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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

Fall 2021 Course Schedule

  • Phil 352.500 – Africana Philosophy, 12:45-2:00 Tues., Thurs. YMCA 115.
  • Phil 630.600 – Aesthetics, 11:10-12:25 Tues., Thurs. YMCA 401.

Office Hours

By appointment