Diana Tietjens Meyers is Professor Emerita of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut (diana.meyers@uconn.edu).  From 2008 to 2013, she held the Ellacuría Chair in Social Ethics and was a Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University, Chicago. In spring 2003, she held the Laurie Chair in Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.

Her latest book is Victims’ Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights.  It’s now available from Oxford University Press (https://global.oup.com/academic/product/victims-stories-and-the-advancement-of-human-rights-9780199930401?q=diana%20tietjens%20meyers&lang=en&cc=us) and is also  available from Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Victims-Stories-Advancement-Human-Rights/dp/0199930406/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1456502403&sr=8-7&keywords=diana+tietjens+meyers).

Related blog posts can be found here: http://blog.oup.com/2016/05/human-rights-isis-yazidi-women/ (For a video of a Yazidi woman’s testimony concerning abuse of women and girls capture by ISIS, be sure to click on the link to the UN Security Council Meeting.)

and here: http://page99test.blogspot.com/2016/04/diana-tietjens-meyerss-victims-stories.html

Her previous monographs are Inalienable Rights: A Defense (1985, Columbia University Press), Self, Society, and Personal Choice (1989, Columbia University Press), Subjection and Subjectivity: Psychoanalytic Feminism and Moral Philosophy (1994, Routledge), and Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women’s Agency (2002, Oxford University Press; also available through Oxford Scholarship Online). Being Yourself: Essays on Identity, Action and Social Life (2004, Rowman and Littlefield) is a collection of two new essays and some of her previously published essays.

She has edited and co-edited many books and special journal issues. Her latest edited collection, Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights, appeared in 2014 (Oxford University Press, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/poverty-agency-and-human-rights-9780199975884?q=diana%20tietjens%20meyers&lang=en&cc=us).

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Many of her papers as well as Self, Society and Personal Choice are available through PhilPapers at http://philpapers.org/profile/51076.

Among her many articles and book chapters are her recent “Psychocorporeal Selfhood, Practical Intelligence, and Adaptive Autonomy,” in Autonomy and the Self, ed. Michael Kühler and Nadja Jelinek (2013, Springer); “Jenny Saville Remakes the Female Nude – Feminist Reflections on the State of the Art.” in Beauty Unlimited, ed. Peg Brand (2013, Indiana University Press); and “Feminism and Sex Trafficking: Rethinking Some Aspects of Autonomy and Paternalism,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 17 (2014): 427-441.  “Corporeal Selfhood, Self-interpretation, and Narrative Selfhood” has been published online by Philosophical Explorations. “The Feminist Debate over Values in Autonomy Theory” appeared in Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender, ed. Mark Piper and Andrea Veltman (2014, Oxford University Press). “Victims, Agency, and Human Rights.” e-IR. 2013:  http://www.e-ir.info/2013/12/09/victims-agency-and-human-rights/ (open access), and “Recovering the Human in Human Rights.” Law, Culture, and Humanities were published online  in 2014. “Rethinking Coercion for a World of Poverty and Migration.” appeared in Poverty, Agency and Human Rights. Ed. Diana Tietjens Meyers. Oxford University Press, 2014. “Victims of Trafficking, Reproductive Rights, and Asylum” has been published online in the  Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Ethics. Ed. Leslie Francis. Oxford University Press, 2016 (DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199981878.013.5), and “Psychokorporeitat, autonomer Wille und Lebendorganspende.”  has been published in Randzonen des Willens.  Ed. Thorsten Moos, Christoph Rehmann-Sutter, and Christina Schues. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang (2016): pp.113-131.

Professor Meyers is currently writing on three topics:  human rights, art and politics, and psychocorporeal identity and agency. Please visit my PhilPapers page for access to some of my work: http://philpapers.org/profile/51076 and .