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Yi Deng, Ph.D

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Title: Associate Professor, Philosophy
Phone: 706-867-2745

Office: Barnes Hall, 330, Dahlonega
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Areas of Expertise: Political and Social Philosophy, Ethics, Chinese Philosophy


Dr. Yi Deng works mainly on moral and political philosophy, Kantian moral and political philosophy, global justice, and Asian Philosophy. She is particularly interested in the application of moral and political theories in seeking theoretical and practical solutions to contemporary problems, especially those in the global domain, where comparative study of eastern and western political theories is one of her concentrations.

Courses Taught

General Philosophy, Ethics, Critical Thinking, Logic, Environmental Ethics, Asian Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, Introduction to Political Philosophy, Introduction to Political Philosophy Practicum


  • B.A., Philosophy, Renmin University of China, Bejing, 2004
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2009
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2012

Research/Special Interests

Moral and Political Philosophy, Kantian Moral and Political Philosophy, Global Justice, and Asian Philosophy

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of North Georgia, Fall 2013-present
  • Instructor, Hamline University, Fall 2012- Spring 2013
  • Instructor, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Spring 2011- Spring 2013
  • Graduate Instructor, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Summer 2007-Fall 2010

Personal Information

  • American Philosophical Association
  • International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
  • North American Kant Society
  • Society for Applied Philosophy

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