Racism, Oppression, Inequality, Social Theory, Latin American Thought


César Cabezas specializes in philosophy of race, social philosophy, and political philosophy. His current project develops an interdisciplinary framework for explaining the resilience of social structures of racial oppression. He is especially interested in explaining what leads agents who self-identify as non-racist to lend their support (active or passive) to practices, policies, and institutions that reinforce racial inequality. He received his B.A. from Grinnell College, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. 


Selected Publications

  • "Racism: A Moral or Explanatory Concept?," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice

​Courses Taught

  • Latin American/Latinx Philosophy
  • The Concept of Racism