Notes on Contributors
is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon (USA). Among his publications are Philosophy of Human Rights: Theory and Practice and Philosophy of Art: Aesthetic Theory and Practice. In addition, he is co-editor, with Katy Gray Brown, of Spiritual and Political Dimensions of Nonviolence and Peace. He is a past executive director (2004–2012) and past president (2016–2017) of the Concerned Philosophers for Peace.
is Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He writes and teaches about normative ethics, moral psychology, and social justice, focusing in particular on gender, racial, and restorative justice. He recently published a chapter called “Forgiveness and Reconciliation” in The Moral Psychology of Forgiveness (Rowman and Littlefield), edited by Kathryn J. Norlock. One of his current projects is to explore the limits of the moral rights of free thought and expression.
is a teaching fellow in Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she will receive her PhD in the Spring of 2019. Her research interests span normative ethics and feminist philosophy. In her current project, she focuses on the inherent personal value of non-political forms of resistance to oppression and the virtues of defiantly pursuing projects that oppression forbids one from pursuing.
Jane Hall Fitz-Gibbon
has a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies and is a Visiting Scholar in the Center for Ethics, Peace, and Social Justice at SUNY Cortland. She is the co-author of six books, and her latest book, Corporal Punishment, Religion and United States Public Schools, was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2017. She is the abbess of an ecumenical religious community based in Ithaca, NY.
William C. Gay
is Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Within Concerned Philosophers for Peace, he has served as President, Executive Director, Newsletter Editor, and “Philosophy of Peace” Book Series Editor. He has published seven books and over 100 journal articles and book chapters
is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Her research focuses on moral and political philosophy, particularly issues in war and peace, self- and other-defense, international relations, and feminism. She is the author of articles in Journal of Global Ethics and The Routledge Handbook of Pacifism and Nonviolence, and is the author of War Refugees: Risk, Justice, and Moral Responsibility (forthcoming from Lexington Books).
is Visiting Assistant Professor at Davidson College, and received his doctorate in 2016 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses primarily on agency as an object of political concern, and on the related concepts of autonomy, liberty, paternalism, and oppression. In new work, he is developing a novel approach to the rule of law, built around unappreciated connections between law and agency’s social dimensions. His publications include “Gruesome Freedom” in Philosophers’ Imprint and “Agency in Social Context” in Res Philosophica.
is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Stonehill College in North Easton, MA, where she teaches and writes on issues of race, gender, and political philosophy. She is the author of “The Dimensions of Diversity: Teaching Non-Western Works in Introductory Philosophy Courses” in Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review.
Harry van der Linden
is Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at Butler University. He is the author of Kantian Ethics and Socialism and has edited or co-edited several books, including Rethinking the Just War Tradition. His most recent articles (posted at http://works.bepress.com/harry_vanderlinden/) are on the concepts of violence, humanitarian intervention, preventive war, combatant’s privilege, U.S. military hegemony, and just military preparedness (jus ante bellum) as a new category of just war theory. He edits the Radical Philosophy Review and has served as treasurer of the Radical Philosophy Association since 1998.