What’s an effective platform for discussing moral theories, political reconciliation, and President Donald Trump? Colleen Murphy, professor of philosophy, political science, and law, knows one: Twitter, of course.
Dr. Colleen Murphy
Colleen Murphy is a Professor in the College of Law and the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program in International Programs and Studies, and Affiliate Faculty of the Beckman Institute. Prior to joining the Illinois faculty, Dr. Murphy was an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. During 2010-2011, she was a Laurence S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. Professor Murphy holds a M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor of arts from the University of Notre Dame. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Moral Philosophy. Professor Murphy is also a member of the American Philosophical Association’s Committee on Philosophy and Law and the Chair of the Program Committee for the 2018 APA Central Division Meeting. Professor Murphy’s research has received financial support from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Qatar National Research Fund.
- Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, Risk, Engineering Ethics