Current Affiliation:
    Ph.D. Candidate
    Program in Social, Political, Ethical and Legal Philosophy
    Binghamton University
Interests: I specialize in political philosophy, and I am currently focused on international peace and security issues.  I also work in feminist philosophy, particularly on the topic of women and war, and ethical theory.
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                   Dissertation Title:





 The Promise of Global Politics: Military Humanitarian Intervention and Care for a Global World
 Dr. Bat-Ami Bar On (Chair), Dr. Max Pensky, Dr. Lisa Tessman
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Recent & Upcoming Conferences

"Global Worldlessness and Competing Care Values in Military Humanitarian Intervention Debates," Colloquium Presentation for the Program in Social, Political, Ethical, and Legal Philosophy (SPEL), Binghamton University, NY, Dec. 2011.


"Care Values in Conflict: Justifying Military Humanitarian Intervention," Advancing Publicly Engaged Philosophy, sponsored by the Public Philosophy Network (PPN), Washington, D.C., October 2011.


“Protecting the World: The Problem of Military Humanitarian Intervention for an Ethic of Care,” Ninth International Conference of the International Development Ethics Association (IDEA), Bryn Mawr College, PA, June 2011.


“Doubting the Epistemic Case for Democracy,” Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA), Philadelphia, PA, November 2009.


“Home and World: Reflections on Political Solidarity,” Socialist and Feminist Philosophers Association (SOFPHIA), Amherst, MA, October 2009.


“The Challenge of Cross-Cultural Claims to Non-Ideal Moral Theorizing,” Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory (FEAST), Clearwater, FL, September 2009.



Courses I Teach

Introduction to Women's Studies
Introduction to Philosophy
Law and Justice
Environmental Ethics and Policy

                     Jess Kyle
                     Department of Philosophy
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