Justice, Ethics, & Philosophy

Sai   Balakrishnan

Sai Balakrishnan

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Research interests: Institutions for managing rapid urbanization; comparative land-use planning and property rights; and social justice and the city. 

48 Quincy Street
Gund Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4687
Jacqueline Bhabha

Jacqueline Bhabha

Faculty Associate. Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population;
Director of Research, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Migration and human rights; child protection; adolescent resilience and positive deviance; and stigma, discrimination, and resilience within Europe’s Roma community.

651 Huntington Avenue, 7th floor
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 432-1177
Lorgia Garcia-Peña

Lorgia Garcia-Peña

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Departments of Romance Languages and Literatures and History and Literature, Harvard University.
Research Interests: Contemporary US Latino/a literature and cultures; Caribbean literature and cultures; performance studies; race and ethnicity; transnational feminism; migration; human rights; and Dominican and Dominican diaspora studies.
Barker Center 147
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-0801
Photo of J. Bryan Hehir

J. Bryan Hehir

Faculty Associate. Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life, Harvard Kennedy School; Secretary for Health and Social Services, Archdiocese of Boston.
Research interests: Ethics of intervention; politics and ethics of nonproliferation; empirical-normative status of sovereignty; and the role of religion in world politics.
79 JFK St.
BT 230
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-7776
Philip Heymann

Philip Heymann

Faculty Associate. James Barr Ames Professor of Law; Director, International Center for Criminal Justice, Harvard Law School.
Research interests: Terrorism; problems of justice in times of transition; and government lawyering.
Hauser 522
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3137
Jennifer L. Hochschild

Jennifer L. Hochschild

Faculty Associate. Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government; Chair, Department of Government; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University; Harvard College Professor.
Research interests: American politics; political philosophy; comparative politics of race and ethnicity; and immigrant incorporation and racial politics in the United States and Europe.
1737 Cambridge Street
Room K412
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-0438
p: (617) 496-0181
Akira Iriye

Akira Iriye

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Charles Warren Research Professor of American History, Emeritus, Department of History, Harvard University.
Research interests: Postwar non-geopolitical issues in international affairs; and international movements for environmental protection, human rights, and for establishing networks among nongovernmental organizations (NGO).
Robinson 215
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-3425
p: (617) 496-5054
Jennifer Leaning

Jennifer Leaning

Faculty Associate. François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population;
Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Research interests: Medical human rights and international humanitarian law; humanitarian crises and public health practice; civilian protection and human security in conflict settings; and environmental effects of war.

651 Huntington Avenue
7th floor
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 432-0656
Stephen Marks

Stephen Marks

Faculty Associate. François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research interests: Intersection of human rights and international law with public health; bioethics; and economic development and terrorism.

665 Huntington Ave.
Building 1, Room 1202B
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 492-4316
John M. Mugane

John M. Mugane

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2018). Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures; Director, African Language Program, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: The story of Swahili; linguistic human rights; language in psychiatry; and how people learn languages.

12 Quincy Street
Barker Center, Room 244
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4995
Mathias Risse

Mathias Risse

Faculty Associate. Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.
Research interests: Global justice; questions at the intersection of political philosophy, economic theory, and political science; ethics and public policy; philosophical aspects of globalization; group rationality; and social choice theory.
79 JFK Street
Eliot - 209
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-4297
p: (617) 495-9811
Michael Sandel

Michael Sandel

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: Political philosophy; theory and practice of democracy; markets and morals; citizenship and civic education; and globalization and political culture.
1737 Cambridge Street
Room K432
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-0438
p: (617) 495-2097
Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

Faculty Associate. Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
Research interests: Economics, philosophy, and decision theory, including social choice theory; welfare economics; theory of measurement; development economics; moral and political philosophy; and the economics of peace and war.
Littauer 205
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-5942
p: (617) 495-1871
Kathryn A.  Sikkink

Kathryn A. Sikkink

Faculty Associate. Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
Research interests: Human rights; international law; transnational advocacy networks; Latin American politics; and transnational justice.
79 JFK Street
Mailbox 14
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-1872
Charles Stang

Charles Stang

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Early Christian Thought, Harvard Divinity School.
Research interests: History and theology of Christianity in late antiquity, especially Eastern varieties of Christianity; ancient philosophy, especially Neoplatonism; the Syriac Christian tradition, especially the spread of the East Syrian tradition along the Silk Road; religions of the late antique Mediterranean, especially Manichaeism; and modern continental philosophy and theology, especially as they intersect with the study of religion.
45 Francis Avenue
Andover Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-8935