Anthony Vincent Fernandez is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Kent State University. He earned a B.A. (2010) from Eckerd College and an M.A. (2013) and Ph.D. (2016) from the University of South Florida. After completing his Ph.D., he held an Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016–17) at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
His research is on phenomenology and the philosophy of medicine and psychiatry. He writes primarily on the challenges of applying phenomenology to the study of contingent and particular aspects of human existence, including gender identities, racial differences, and pathologies.
He is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Phenomenological Psychopathology (forthcoming 2018) and of a forthcoming special issue of Continental Philosophy Review, entitled, “The Phenomenological Method Today” (forthcoming 2020).
His articles include:
“Phenomenology and Dimensional Approaches to Psychiatric Research and Classification.” Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology. (forthcoming)