Nicole Hassoun



Professor of Philosophy at Binghamton University (USA)

Resident at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:
June – July 2011; July 2014

Research topic at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften:
»Global Health and Global Justice«

Funding of the stay:
»Justitia Amplificata. Rethinking Justice − Applied and Global«

Scholarly profile of Nicole Hassoun


Main areas of research:
Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Epistemology, Cognitive Science

Selected publications:
  1. Globalization and Global Justice: Shrinking Distance, Expanding Obligation. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).
  2. »Global Health Impact«, in: Developing World Bioethics (forthcoming).
  3. »Free Trade, Poverty and Inequality«, in: The Journal of Moral Philosophy 8(1), pp. 5-44.
  4. »The Anthropocentric Advantage? Environmental Ethics and Climate Change Policy«, in: Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy (forthcoming).
  5. »Empirical Evidence and the Case for Foreign Aid«, in: Public Affairs Quarterly 24(1), 2010, pp. 1-21.
  6. »Free Trade and the Environment«, in: Environmental Ethics 31(3), 2009, pp. 51-66.
  7. »Meeting Need«, in: Utilitas 21 (3), 2009, pp. 250-275.
  8. »World Poverty and Individual Freedom«, in: American Philosophical Quarterly 45 (2), 2008, pp. 191-198.
  9. »Free Trade, Poverty, and the Environment, « in: Public Affairs Quarterly 22 (4), 2008, pp. 353-380.

Institutional affiliations:
Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics, Carnegie Mellon University; Program on International Relations, Carnegie Mellon University; Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh; Member of the executive committee of the Center for Human Rights Science