In Memoriam: Kathryn Pauly Morgan, 1943 -2022

Kathyrn Pauly Morgan, a native of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and a longtime faculty member at the University of Toronto, died of complications of Parkinson’s disease late last month in Toronto She was 79 years old.

Dr. Morgan was a graduate of Alverno College in Milwaukee. She earned a master’s degree in educational foundations from the University of Alberta and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Dr. Morgan joined the philosophy faculty at the University of Toronto in 1974. She was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure in 1983 and was named a full professor in 1989. During her time at the university, Dr. Morgan was a co-creator of the Women’s Studies program. She established the first philosophy of feminism courses in the department of philosophy and the master’s and doctoral level programs at the university’s Women and Gender Studies Institute.

Dr. Morgan retired from teaching in 2013, after a 39-year teaching career at the University of Toronto.

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