Marie-Pier Lemay

  • Postdoctoral Scholar

Marie-Pier Lemay is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FRQSC) Postdoctoral Scholar at the Global Studies Center and the Political Science Department of the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a PhD in Philosophy and International Development Studies from the University of Guelph (2021) and a MA in Philosophy from the Université de Montréal (2016).

Dr. Lemay’s research interests include solidarity theory, global justice, development ethics/theory, grounded normative theory, decolonial and postcolonial theory, and feminist philosophy. Her postdoctoral project addresses political solidarity from the standpoint of social movements that tackle gender and racial justice. She investigates how informal spaces of solidarity can alternately support or undercut important values of inclusion and diversity.

Courses Taught

Philosophy of Feminism II: Transnational Feminist Politics 

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Guelph, 2021

Research Interests

Global Justice
Feminist Political Thought
Social and Political Philosophy
Decolonial Theory
Global Social Movements


Area of Study