Laurie L. Calhoun is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Advisory Editor of Transition: An International Review. She has served as Director of Publications at the Du Bois Institute at Harvard University, Executive Editor of Transition: An International Review, and Managing Editor of the Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race. She has taught philosophy at St. Cloud State University; SUNY College, Fredonia; and the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg; and chemistry at California State University, Northridge, having received her Masters of Arts degree from Princeton University and her Bachelors of Arts (magna cum laude) in chemistry from the University of Colorado. She is the recipient of the American Chemical Society Book Award and the Jakob van Eck Award for Outstanding Breadth of Achievement.
A contributor to numerous scholarly volumes, she is the author of the book, Philosophy Unmasked: A Skeptics Critique (University Press of Kansas), and her articles have appeared in such magazines and journals as Politics, New Politics, Peace Review, Global Change, Peace and Security, Journal of Peace and Justice Studies, The Independent Review, New Political Science, Dissent, Peace & Change, International Journal of Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Jumpcut, Journal of Social Philosophy, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Philosophical Forum, Reason Papers, Critical Review, and Philosophy and Literature, among others.