Justice Everywhere is run by a cooperative of political theorists and philosophers with a diverse array of interests. Details of our authors are listed below.
We also collaborate with the Journal of Applied Philosophy (JAP). JAP is a unique forum for philosophical research that seeks to make a constructive contribution to problems of practical concern. Open to the expression of diverse viewpoints, it brings the identification, justification, and discussion of values to bear on a broad spectrum of issues in environment, medicine, science, policy, law, politics, economics and education. JAP publishes in all areas of applied philosophy, and posts accessible summaries of its recent articles on Justice Everywhere.
List of House Authors
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Alexandru Volacu is an Associate Professor at the University of Bucharest and Director of the Bucharest Center for Political Theory. His research interests mainly revolve around several topics: the ethics of voting, theories of justice, and the ideal/non-ideal theory debate.
I work on various issues concerning justice. I am particularly interested in the relevance of personal relationships to moral and political philosophy. I published papers about gender justice, parental rights and duties, the nature and value of childhood, the goods of work and the ideal-non-ideal theory debate.
Andrew Walton is Lecturer in Political Philosophy in the Politics Department at Newcastle University. His research centres on questions of fairness in trade and justice in public policy.
Angie Pepper is a Lecturer in Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham. Her most recent work focuses on the development of a sentience-centred cosmopolitan framework that can guide us in determining principles of global interspecies justice. Angie is especially interested in exploring how the inclusion of nonhuman animals within mainstream accounts of global justice reveals tensions and inadequacies within those positions, and in thinking about what global justice demands for all sentient animals living on Earth.
I'm a PhD researcher based at the University of Manchester. My research focuses on the ethical space between war and law enforcement.
Other interests include ethics of self-defence, all things Hannah Arendt's and British Politics.
Aveek Bhattacharya is a PhD student in Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He has an MPhil in Political Theory from the University of Oxford. His research interests include cosmopolitanism, migration and political economy. He blogs at https://socialproblemsarelikemaths.wordpress.com/
With a background in environmental sciences, I mostly write on climate change and environmental issues more generally. My key topics are compensation, individual responsibility, climate engineering and, more recently, financing climate change adaptation. I hold a Ph.D. in philosophy and also work on human rights and global justice. Since 2012 I am based at Kiel University in Northern Germany at the Department of Philosophy.
Costanza is a postdoctoral fellow at the department of philosophy of the University of Hamburg, having completed a PhD in Law at King's College London in 2019. Her research interests lie at the intersection of moral philosophy, political and social philosophy and the philosophy of criminal punishment. Her current research explores the relationship between vulnerability, the justification of moral equality and relational equality.
David Yarrow is a research fellow at the University of Edinburgh, having completed a PhD at the University of Warwick in 2018. His research focuses on the emergence of post-growth accounting systems, and more broadly how economic thought frames political and ethical discourse in contemporary societies.
Elisa is Research Fellow in Political Philosophy at Sant'Anna School for Advanced Studies (Pisa). Previously she has worked as a Research Fellow and Teaching Assistant in History of Political Thought at the Department of Social and Political Science of Bologna University. Her research interests include contemporary theories of justice, theories of global order, international ethics, foreign policy analysis.
Fay is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Stirling. Before taking up this role, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of ethics, moral psychology, and social and political philosophy.
I am an Assistant Professor in Ethics of Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Previously I worked as teaching fellow at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice, as lecturer in social philosophy at Maastricht University, and as postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University. I hold a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence. My husband and I live in Baarn, a village in the province of Utrecht, together with our two daughters Philine and Romy.
Katarina Pitasse Fragoso is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the São Paulo University (Brazil). Her researcher is attached to the Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM/CEBRAP), and financed by the FAPESP-fund. Her work has concentrated on issues of relational inequalities, poverty and public policy.
Leonie Smith is a researcher in Philosophy at the University of Manchester. Her work centres on the epistemic, ontological and material harms faced by people living in poverty and on the margins of society (within the UK and globally). In September 2020 Leonie took up the Analysis Studentship for 2020/21 (hosted at the University of Manchester).
Find out more about her work here: http://stirlingbus.com/leoniesmith/
I work on various questions at the intersection of economics and philosophy, currently focussing on ethics and organizations and ethics in finance. Methodologically, I sit between many chairs and I have come to like the variety. I think of my work as critical, empirically informed social philosophy.
Mark Satta is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. His research interests include epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of law, and social and political philosophy, broadly construed.
I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University. I specialize in political philosophy, ethical theory, and applied ethics. Amongst other venues, my work has been published in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy and The Monist.
At the moment my research focuses on justice and nonideal theory. I also enjoy thinking about a wide range of philosophical problems ranging from abortion to food aesthetics.
Before I came to Stanford I completed my Ph.D. at the University of Virginia and the B.Phil. at the University of Oxford. When I am not doing philosophy, I cook, hike, and listen to classical music.
Nicolás works on questions related to discrimination of and justice for vulnerable groups. He is particularly interested in issues related to the status of children in theories of justice. He is a Newton International Fellow working in the Centre for Children's Rights at Queen's University Belfast.
Peter Dietsch is a philosopher and economist, and professor in the Département de Philosophie at Université de Montréal. His research focuses on issues of economic ethics, notably on tax justice, normative dimensions of monetary policy, and on income inequalities. Dietsch is the author of Catching Capital – The Ethics of Tax Competition (Oxford University Press, 2015), co-author of Do Central Banks Serve the People? (Polity Press, 2018), and co-editor of Global Tax Governance – What is Wrong with It and How to Fix It (ECPR Press, 2016). He has published numerous articles and book chapters, and is a regular contributor in the media on debates in his field. In 2017, Dietsch was nominated to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of
Canada. Dietsch has held visiting positions at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (on a Humboldt fellowship), at the European University Institute in Florence, and at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Currently postdoc at Université libre de Bruxelles, I hold a Ph.D. in political philosophy from the University of Louvain (Belgium). My main research interests are theories of justice, democratic theory, and civic education.
I’m a Lecturer in Philosophy at UCL; originally from Melbourne, and before settling in London in 2018 I was a Lecturer in Philosophy at Monash University (2013-17), and a Visiting Assistant Professor in Law and Philosophy at the University of Chicago (2015). My interests mainly lie in social and political philosophy, with a particular focus on free speech and religious tolerance, and the philosophical (moral, epistemological) foundations of liberalism.
Sandrine Blanc is assistant professor of business ethics at the Center for ethics, social and political philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, and the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven.
Her research focuses on normative issues bearing on corporations and contemporary capitalism. She has a particular interest in the significance and implications of social justice for corporations, as well as questions of corporate governance. Her publications include articles in Economics and Philosophy, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Review of Economic Philosophy and Revue Française de Gestion.
I am an associate lecturer in political philosophy at the University of York. My research interests are in global ethics, just war theory and global justice, but I also like to read, and intend someday to write, about international (humanitarian) law, international relations theory, security, and other such topics. I'd probably have more time to do the latter if I didn't spend a lot of time watching videos online featuring inter-species animal friendships.
I am a lecturer and researcher in philosophy at the London School of Economics (UK). I specialize in government ethics, business ethics and policy evaluation. My current research is interdisciplinary and focuses on three main areas: basic rights and the right to privacy, fairness within economic organizations, and the ethics of disruptive technology. I hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy from UCLouvain (Belgium, 2016).
Viktor is a research assistant at the Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb. His main research interest is on the ethics of nudging, namely, the institutional requirements for nudge permissibility. His other interests are in distributive justice and bioethics.
I am a Lecturer in Global Ethics at the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics (University of Birmingham). My current research mainly focuses on the ethics of climate change and the perspective of duty-bearers on issues of global justice. Broadly speaking, my research interests include global justice, human rights, environmental sustainability, cosmopolitanism and recognition theory.
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