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My work examines conceptions of critique in various philosophical traditions, specifically Hegel, Marx, Frankfurt School Critical Theory; Marxist Feminisms; Decolonial Thought and Decolonial Feminisms; and Latinx, Latin American, and Caribbean Feminisms. 

My current work explores coloniality as the afterlife of colonialism, considering the articulation and deployment of race/gender as crucial to the development and resilience of capitalism. I consider the manifestations of coloniality in a colonial context, however, by examining fiscally distressed Puerto Rico. I recently completed my second book, Colonial Debts: The Case of Puerto RicoColonial Debts develops the notion of "neoliberal coloniality" in light of the debt crisis in Puerto Rico. Debt functions not only as an apparatus of capture and predation, intensifying a neoliberalism reconfigured by the financial crisis. It also functions as a form of coloniality, deepening race/gender/class hierarchies that mark populations as dispensable. The book explores the critical and political strictures of neoliberal coloniality through an engagement with critical theory, decolonial thought, and Puerto Rican social and political criticism. Centering material praxis, the book considers modes of historical reckoning that have the potential to interrupt the work of coloniality. It also examines challenges to the intelligibility of such modes of subversive interruption. 

My first book, Hegel’s Theory of Intelligibility, offers an interpretation of the Science of Logic in light of revisionist readings of Hegel. Revisionists have argued that Hegel carries the legacy of Kant’s idealism forward albeit in a new direction. My book transforms this interpretive tradition by distilling the theory of normativity elaborated in the Logic and pursuing the implications of Hegel’s signature treatment of negativity for this theory of normativity. The book thereby clarifies crucial features of Hegel’s theory of intelligibility previously thought to be entirely absent from the argument of the Logic—normative precariousness and normative ambivalence. Hegel's Theory of Intelligibility was published by The Univeristy of Chicago Press in November, 2015.

Interviews in Spanish with REC-Latinoamérica, "Negatividad, deuda, y colonialidad," and in English with HegelPD, provide good overviews of my trajectory. 

I am also Co-Editor, with Bonnie Mann, Erin McKenna, and Camisha Russell, of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, and columnist for 80grados (San Juan, Puerto Rico).