Catherine McKeen is a philosopher whose research focuses on ancient Greek thought, gender, and politics.
McKeen is a philosopher whose research focuses on ancient Greek thought, gender, and politics. Her recent work explores themes of civic unity, equality, virtue, work, political engagement, and community in Plato’s Republic and other Platonic dialogues. Outside of her research, McKeen has worked on issues of inequity in higher education and on expanding educational opportunity for under-represented students. McKeen was a visiting faculty member at Bennington for the 2009-10 and 2010-11 academic years. She returned for the 2019-2020 academic year and has been a recurring visiting faculty member since.