Kelly Oliver

Distinguished Professor, Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Kelly Oliver, Ph.D., is an award-winning mystery novelist, a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, and the author of “Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from the Hunger Games to Campus Rape.” She earned her B.A. from Gonzaga University and her Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She is the author of thirteen scholarly books, ten anthologies, and over 100 articles, including work on campus rape, reproductive technologies, women and the media, film noir, and Alfred Hitchcock. Her work has been translated into seven languages, and she has published an op-ed on loving our pets in The New York Times. She has been interviewed on ABC television news, the Canadian Broadcasting Network, and various radio programs.