Patricia Gross is an assistant teaching professor of philosophy in the Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel University. She is expected to receive her PhD in Philosophy from Villanova University in December. Her dissertation, “Embodied Love and Extended Desire,” provides a new feminist analysis of Augustine’s conception of love as a mode of human engagement with the world. Her research interests include philosophy of love, embodiment, feminist theory, ancient and medieval philosophy, environmental ethics, media theory and philosophy of mind. At Drexel, she teaches Feminist Philosophies, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Love and Sex, Critical Thinking and Introduction to Western Philosophy.