Professor
Dean of the College of Arts & Humanities

Dr. Lori Underwood

  • PhD, University of Missouri at Columbia
  • MA, University of Memphis
  • BA, University of Memphis

Office: McMurran 303
Phone: (757) 594-8828
Email: underwoo@cnu.edu

Areas of Specialization:
Terrorism studies, Kant studies, logic and critical thinking, epistemology, legal reasoning, philosophy of law

Book Publications:
  • The Root of All Evil?: Religious Perspectives on Terrorism.  New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang Publishing, 2013.
  • Cosmopolitanism and the Arab Spring: Foundations for the Decline of Terrorism. New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang Publishing, 2012.
  • Terror by Consent: The Modern State and the Breach of the Social Contract. New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang Publishing, 2007.
  • Kant's Correspondence Theory of Truth An Analysis and Critique of Anglo-American Alternatives. In American University Studies Series 5: Philosophy. Vol. 195. New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang Publishing, 2003.

Articles and Book Chapters:

  • “Religion and Terrorism.” In The Root of All Evil? Religious Perspectives on Terrorism, edited by Lori J. Underwood, 1-12. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2013. 
  • “Religion, Extremisn, Violence and Alterity.” In The Root of All Evil? Religious Perspectives on Terrorism, edited by Lori J. Underwood, 134-144. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2013.
  • Redick, Kip. “Rationality and Narrative: A Relationship of Priority.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 40.4: 394-405. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press 2007.
  • “Two Arguments from Incongruent Counterparts.” Southwest Philosophy Review 9(1): Southwestern Philosophical Society and Westminster College: 1993.