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Suzy Killmister, Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Faculty Seminar

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Connecticut

"Dignity, Respect and Cognitive Disability"

This Event is by Invitation Only



Rogers Memorial Chapel

About the Speaker

Suzy Killmister is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and holds a joint appointment in the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut. She is a 2017-18 CEPA Faculty Fellow, and her primary areas of research are social and political philosophy, ethics, and action theory. Her recent work has focused on the concept of dignity and the relationship between dignity and human rights. Professor Killmister’s work has appeared in a variety of prestigious scholarly journals and collected volumes, including Philosophical Studies and Nous. During her tenure at the Murphy Institute, she will be working on a project titled, ‚ÄúTaking the Measure of Autonomy.” Professor Killmister received her Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne in 2010.

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