Usha Nathan

Assistant Professor & Member of the Undergraduate Studies Committee

Usha Nathan


Ph.D.: Columbia University, 2020
Phone: 225-578-5508
Office: 110 Coates







Usha Nathan received her PhD from Columbia University in May 2020.

Areas of Interest

Dr. Nathan's research is in the areas of ancient philosophy and moral psychology. Her teaching interests are in ancient philosophy, postcolonial and race theory and social epistemology. 

Courses Offered

  • PHIL 2033: History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 2034: Honors Tutorial - History of Philosophy
  • PHIL 4924: Aristotle

Awards and Grants

  • Jonathan Lieberson Memorial Prize for "Moral emotions and unnamed wrongs", 2019
  • Columbia College Preceptorship, The Core Curriculum of Columbia College, 2017

Selected Publications

  • "Moral Emotions, Unnamed Wrongs, and Epistemic Injustice" (in press), Ergo