- Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching (1983-84)
Dr. Constantin V. Boundas had a long career as professor of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at Trent before retiring as Professor Emeritus. His teaching and writing interests include phenomenology, hermeneutics, critical theory, and deconstruction. He has taught several areas within his discipline including: classical philosophy, contemporary philosophical movements, the philosophy of religion, phenomenology, existentialism, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, hermeneutics and social theory. His major research interests are French post-structuralism and rationality, and he is one of the first translators and commentators of the works of Gilles Deleuze in North America.
During his time at Trent, Prof. Boundas organized multiple conferences, wrote, published and edited a number of works, and served on the editorial boards of Symposium: Canadian Journal for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought and Angelaki: A Journal of Theoretical Humanities.
Prof. Boundas was born in Greece and studied at Athens University and Indiana University. He has an M.A. and Ph.D. from Purdue University.