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Dr. J.D. (Jana) Cattien MPhil

Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Philosophy and Public Affairs

Visiting address
  • Oude Turfmarkt 141
Postal address
  • Postbus 94201
    1090 GE Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Jana Cattien is Assistant Professor in Political and Social Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. Her areas of specialisation are feminist philosophy, gender theory, critical race and postcolonial theory. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Lincoln, on the 'Suicide in/as Politics' project. She holds a PhD from SOAS, University of London (funded through a SOAS Research Studentship), an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Durham. 


  • Publications


    • Cattien, J. D. (2022). 'On (Not) Becoming Chinese': The Racialization of Compliance. Radical Philosophy.
    • Cattien, J. D. (Accepted/In press). Anti-Genderism and White Feminist Reconstructions in Germany. Signs : Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
    • Cattien, J. D., & Stopford, R. (2022). Eerie: De-formations and Fascinations. Angelaki - Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 27(5).
    • Cattien, J. D., & Stopford, R. (2022). The Appropriating Subject: Cultural Appreciation, Property and Entitlement. Philosophy & Social Criticism.


    • Cattien, J. D. (2021). What is 'Leitkultur'? New German Critique, 48(1).


    • Cattien, J. D. (2019). Against 'Transracialism': Revisiting the Debate. Hypatia, 34(4).
    • Cattien, J. D. (2019). When 'feminism' becomes a genre: Alias Grace and 'feminist' television. Feminist Theory, 20(3).
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