Research

SELECTED PAPERS

Martin Luther King Jr. on Democratic Propaganda, Shame and Moral Transformation

White Moral Blindness

“Making Pictures, Making Progress?: Visual Images and Empathy in Political Motivation to Alleviate Racial Injustice

“Martin Luther King Jr. on Civic Friendship and Faithful Distrust

“The Caste Problem” (promised to Philosophy Compass)

“Du Bois and Ambedkar’s Pragmatist Approach to the Caste Problem” in Anupama Rao (ed.), Race, Caste, and American Pragmatism (Columbia University Press, Forthcoming)

“B.R. Ambedkar on ‘Castes in India’” in Eric Schliesser (ed.), Neglected Classics (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming)

Proportional Representation of Women in Elite Ethics Journals: To Quota or Not to Quota?” Public Affairs Quarterly, 31 (2017).

with Shen-yi Liao, Monique Deveaux, and Maggie Dalecki, “The Underrepresentation of Women in Prestigious Ethics Journals,” Hypatia, 32.4 (2017): 928-939.

Nudging Global Poverty Alleviation?Law and Ethics of Human Rights, 9.2 (2015): 249-264.

(White) Tyranny and the Democratic Value of Distrust,The Monist, 98.4 (2015): 391-406.

Selected for the Oxford Philosophy Festival, which celebrates and explores the best of political philosophy.

We Can Make Rational Decisions to Have a Child: On the Grounds for Rejecting L.A. Paul’s Arguments,”  in Richard Vernon, Sarah Hannan, and Samantha Brennan (eds.), Permissible Progeny (Oxford University Press, Oct. 2015).

International Financial Institutions,” in Darrell Moellendorf and Heather Widdows (eds.), The Handbook for Global Ethics  (Routledge Press, 2014).

with Julie Cook Lucas, Doris Schroeder, Gardar Arnason, Pamela Andanda, Joshua Kimani, Veronique Fournier, “Donating Human Samples: Who Benefits?  – Cases from Iceland, Kenya, and Indonesia” in Doris Schroeder and Julie Cook Lucas (eds.), Benefit Sharing from Biodiversity to Human Genetics (Springer, 2013).

with Matthew Herder,  “Justice in Global Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: An Analysis Based on the Values of Contribution, Ownership, and Reciprocity,Public Health Ethics 6.3 (2013): 272-286.

Completing Rawls’s Arguments for Equal Political Liberty and its Fair Value: The Argument from Self-Respect,Canadian Journal of Philosophy 43.2 (2013): 179-205

Political Solidarity, Justice, and Public Health,” Public Health Ethics 6.1 (2013): 129-141.

Reconceiving Rawls’s Arguments for Equal Political Liberty and its Fair Value: On our Higher-Order Interests,” Social Theory and Practice, 38.2 (2012): 258-278.