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Ernesto Rosen Velasquez

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Philosophy


Email: Ernesto Rosen Velasquez
Phone: 937-229-2320
HM 479


  • Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo


Ernesto Rosen Velásquez, Ph.D., specializes in Latinx Philosophy, critical philosophy of race and Political Philosophy. He earned his doctorate in philosophy from SUNY at Buffalo.

Research interests

  • Identities
  • Ethical/Political Issues

Selected publications


Decolonizing the Westernized University: Interventions in Philosophy of Education From Within and Without ed. Ramón Grosfoguel, Roberto D. Hernández and Ernesto Rosen Velásquez (Lexington Press, 2016).


“Undocumented Migrante Laborer Identities in the Zone of Nonbeing” Critical Philosophy of Race 7(1), (2019):144-159.

“Dussel’s Metaphysics of Alterity and the Aesthetics of Liberation” Inter-American Journal of Philosophy 8(2), (2017): 1-11.

“States of Violence and the Right to Exclude” Journal of Poverty 21(4), (2017): 310-330.

“Critically Theorizing Folk Uses of Ethnoracial Terms: “Wiggas,” “White Chocolate,” and Afro-Latinicity” APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy, Spring (2013): 23-27.