Ph.D. in Philosophy from SUNY Stony Brook
Born in the archipelago nation of Antigua and Barbuda, Dr. Amir Jaima is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University (TAMU). He is an alumnus of Swarthmore College. He completed his doctoral studies in Philosophy at SUNY Stony Brook in 2014. His dissertation examined the relationship between philosophy and literature. His current research is on Black Aesthetics, which sits at the convergence of Aesthetics and Africana Philosophy. Additionally, he is interested in Gender/Genre Theory (specifically Black Male Studies) and Continental Philosophy. Finally, Amir is a creative writer and has a number of working “literary” projects that both inform and are inspired by his philosophical work.
- Africana Philosophy
- Black Male Studies
- Continental Philosophy
Fall 2023 Course Schedule
- PHIL 371.900 – Philosophy of Literature. T, TH – 11:10-12:25 p.m. – YMCA 115
- PHIL 689.601 – Special Topics: Africana Philosophy. T – 6:00-9:00 p.m. – YMCA 401