Zeynep Direk is professor in the Philosophy Department at Koç University, Istanbul. Previously she taught at Galatasaray University between 1998-2014. She specializes on Contemporary European Philosophy, Ethics, and Feminist Philosophy. She also works on Social and Political Philosophy and the History of Turkish Thought. Direk is the co-editor with Leonard Lawlor of Jacques Derrida: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers (Routledge, 2002) A Companion to Derrida (Blackwell, 2014) and the author of Ontologies of Sex: Philosophy in Sexual Politics (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018).