Dr. Tarver specializes in feminist philosophy, American pragmatism, and the philosophy of sport. She has particular interests in the relationship between popular culture and the self. She has written on a range of topics, including politics, sports, William James and Michel Foucault. Beyond philosophy, she loves sports, cooking, and south Louisiana, where she was born and raised.
Ph.D.| Vanderbilt University| 2011
MA| Boston College| 2006
BA| Palm Beach Atlantic University| 2003
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Ethics
Ancient Greek and Medieval Philosophy
Special Topics: Philosophy of Gender and Race
Special Topics: Philosophy of Sport
Special Topics: Racial Justice in the 21st Century
Discovery Seminar: Am I a Feminist?
The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity (University of Chicago Press, 2017)
Feminist Interpretations of William James (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015)