March 04, 2022 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Event Type: Faculty Seminars
Sponsored By: Murphy Institute , Center for Ethics and Public Affairs
Kristin Voigt is an Assistant Professor, jointly appointed in the Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Department of Philosophy. Professor Voigt’s research focuses on egalitarian theories of distributive justice and the links between philosophy and social policy. Her recent and ongoing projects address issues such as conceptions and measures of health and health inequality; the use of incentives to improve health outcomes; (childhood) obesity; higher education policy; and smoking and tobacco control. She has published in top-rated journals such as Ethics, the Journal of Medical Ethics, and the Journal of Social Philosophy. Professor Voigt co-authored Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues (2014) with Oxford University Press.