Susan Bredlau

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Susan Bredlau has expertise and training in both philosophy and social work in areas including health, habituation, perception, interpersonal relationships, and community partnerships. She is the author of The Other in Perception: A Phenomenological Account of Our Experience of Other Persons (SUNY Press, 2018) and co-edited Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty (SUNY Press 2022. Some of Susan’s interests include possibilities for community-based participatory research, engaging with those whose voices are typically underrepresented in healthcare and community settings, and expanding notions of how we understand and treat health and wellbeing.