Refereed Publications:

“Rethinking Fat Studies and Activism in Women’s and Gender Studies Textbooks: ‘Fatspiration’, ‘Thin Saviours’, and Sexist Beauty Culture,” Canadian Woman Studies, vol, 35, no. 2. pp 7-16, 2023.

(Lead author) with Samantha Brennan. “Teaching (and) Fat Stigma in Philosophy” Teaching Philosophy, vol. 46, no2. 2022.

“La Grande Sartreuse?: Re-citing Beauvoir in Feminist Theory.” Atlantis: Critical
Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice
37.1 (2015): 168-175.

With Michelle Meagher. “In Her Own Time: Rihanna, Post-Feminism, and Domestic Violence.” Women: A Cultural Review, 25.2 176-193, 2014.

Sexuality and the Existential-Phenomenological Method” Sapere Aude Revista de Filosofia 5.9 (2014): 320-32.

Can There Be a Postmodern Nationalism?Ideas in History: Journal for the Nordic Society of the History of Ideas 7.2 (2014): 147-167.

Clothing the Lived Fat Body.” Clothing Cultures 1.2 (2014): 171-178. DOI:

“Touching the Boundary Mark: Aging, Habit, and Temporality in Beauvoir’s La Vieillesse. Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts 10(1) 5-6, (2013): 37-59.

“Freedom and the Lived Body in Sartre, Merleau-Ponty and Beauvoir.” OR-CHE UMA: African Journal of Existential Philosophy 1:2 (2010): 1-22.

Michael Smith’s Moral Realism and the Desires of Fully Rational Agents.” Kinesis: A Graduate Journal of Philosophy 38:1 (2011): 4-16.

Refereed Teaching Publications:

Incorporating Strategy Instruction in Assignment Design to Remove Barriers to Writing Assignments in Philosophy.” in Handbook of Applying Research on Universal Design for Learning Across Disciplines: Concepts, Case Studies, and Practical Implementation, edited by Frederic Fovet. IGI Global, 2021, 97-114 DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7106-4.ch005.  with Deanna Fidelak.

Benson, L., Rodier, K., Enström, R., & Bocatto, E. (2019). Developing a university-wide academic integrity e-learning tutorial: A Canadian case. International Journal for Educational Integrity.15(1) 1-23 doi: 10.1007/s40979-019-0045-1

Kristin Rodier (lead author), Michelle Meagher, and Randelle Nixon, “Cultivating a Critical Classroom for Viewing Gendered Violence in Music Video.” Feminist Teacher 23:1 (2013): 63-70.

“Feminist Philosophy 200-level.” Syllabus 1:1 (2012): 1-10.

Book Chapters

(forthcoming 2023) (Lead author) with Samantha Brennan. “Would you Kill the Fat Man Hypothetical?: Fat Stigma in the Teaching and Discipline of Philosophy.” Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability, edited by Shelley Tremain.

“Taking What You Can Get and Taking Care of Yourself: Mapping Fat Women’s Sexual Agency through Television Stereotypes.” The Forgotten Victims of Sexual Violence in Film, Television and New Media: Turning to the Margins. Edited by Stephanie Patrick and Mythili Rajiva, Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 101-122, 2022 pre-print version here: 06 Chapter 6 Rodier Mapping

“I am Cindy Baker.” Casual Encounters, Catalyst: Cindy Baker, edited by Ted Hiebert, Noxious Sector Press, 183-202.

Rethinking_Feminist_Phenomenology_Theoretical_and_…_—-_(8_Fat_Temporality_Crisis_Phenomenology_and_the_Politics_of_Refusal) Rethinking Feminist Phenomenology: Practical and Theoretical Perspectives. Sarah Cohen Shabot and Christinia Landry (eds.) Rowman and Littlefield, 2018, pp. 137-152.

Are Poetic Habits Particular to the Aged?” in Simone de Beauvoir’s Philosophy of Age: Gender, Ethics, and Time, edited by Silvia Stoller, Helen Fielding, Dorothea Olkowski, and Christina Schües. De Gruyter, 2014, pp. 83-88.

Book Reviews/Entries:

Review of 50 Concepts for a Critical Phenomenology  in Symposium: A Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, 2021.

Review of Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences by Rebecca Jane Weinstein, Fat Studies, pp. 230-233, 2015.

Are Poetic Habits Particular to the Aged? – Comment on Helen A. Fielding,” in Simone de Beauvoir’s Philosophy of Age: Gender, Ethics, and Time, edited by Silvia Stoller, Helen Fielding, Dorothea Olkowski, and Christina Schües. De Gruyter, 2014 (83-88).

Review of Frames of War. Feminist Media Studies 12:4 (2012): 613-615.

Review of The Second Sex, 2010 translation. Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy (co-authored with Emily Anne Parker) 16:1 (2012): 294-300.

Review of D’Habitude. Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy 15: 2 (2011): 237-40. 10.5840/symposium201115244

Review of Embodiment and Agency. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review 49:4 (2011): 647-650.

Dictionary/Encyclopedia Entries/Websites:

Mask or No Mask: Stop Using Fat People in Political Cartoons.” The Conversation , March 3, 2022.

Roseanne Barr, in 100 People Who Changed American Entertainment: An Encyclopedia of Pop Culture Stars and Their Stories. ABC-CLIO, 2012.

Margaret Chenowith: “Six Feet Under’s” Resident Existentialist 

Ágnes Heller, le Dictionnaire des Femmes Créatrices, Antionette Fouque, Mireille Calle-Gruber, Béatrice Didier, eds. Paris : Editions Des Femmes, 2011.

5 thoughts on “Publications

  1. Alloy S Ihuah says:

    great; can i have your article on “Sexuality and Existential-Phenomenological Method” Sapere Aude: Revista de Filosofia 5.9 (2014): 320-32.?

  2. Daniel Escoto says:

    Dear Kristin,
    I’m a writer in Mexico City. While doing research for an essay of Six Feet Under’s Brenda, I found your brilliant article on existentialist Margaret. It helped me untangle Brenda’s ethical dilemmas. I will be quoting you in the finished text, which will be part of an anthology of young Mexican authors on their favourite series.
    Greetings! I’m at @dannyescoto and

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