Elina Staikou

Dean of Students / Chair of Independent Studies and Dissertation Committees

Areas of Research


ELINA STAIKOU is a philosopher and transdisciplinary scholar, who has taught the history of ideas, philosophy and liberal arts at Goldsmiths, University of London and the University of Winchester, UK. Her research is focused on deconstruction, critical maternities, the life sciences and the ethico-aesthetics of decomposition. She is the author of Deconstruction at Home: Metaphors of Travel and Writing and of articles on philosophy, literature and biomedicine. She is a member of the editorial board of the journal Derrida Today and has participated in numerous international conferences. She has participated in several IDSVA symposia with talks on migration, hospitality, the ethics of eating, and the Nitrogen Anthropocene.

Book Publications
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