Edward McGushin is a Professor of Philosophy. He wrote the book Foucault’s Askésis: An Introduction to the Philosophical Life (Northwestern University Press, Evanston IL 2007). Additionally, McGushin has published a number of articles, and chapters in books.  He serves as the Coordinator of the Foucault Circle and is Co-organizer of the Boston Area Deleuze Reading Group.  His areas of specialization include 20th Century Continental Philosophy and Post-Structuralism. 


  • B.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina
  • M.A. and Ph.D., Philosophy, Boston College