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Elizabeth Rottenberg

  • Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Director of Comparative Literature
  • ​PhD
  • Philosophy
  • Faculty
  • 773.325.4864
  • ​2352 N. Clifton, Suite 150, Office 17
PhD, Johns Hopkins University


Elizabeth Rottenberg is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Comparative Literature Program at DePaul University.  She received her PhD at The Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins University and has studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg, Germany.  She is the author of Inheriting the Future: Legacies of Kant, Freud, and Flaubert and has translated books by Lyotard, Derrida, and Blanchot. She is the editor and translator of Negotiations: Interventions and Interviews (1971-2001) by Jacques Derrida (Stanford, 2001) as well as the co-editor (with Peggy Kamuf) of the two volume edition of Jacques Derrida's Psyche: Inventions of the Other (Stanford, 2007/2008).  She has published many articles on themes in late modern and contemporary philosophy as well as in psychoanalysis in journals such as Kant-Studien, Philosophy Today, Mosaic, MLN, and theory@buffalo. She is currently a candidate at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.