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Jaggar, Alison M Professor

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  • My current research focus is in the area of gender and globalization. I work on three levels, normative, methodological, and epistemological. At the normative level, I continue to publish articles exploring how global institutions and policies interact with local practices to create gendered cycles of vulnerability which generate various structural injustices. At the methodological level, I have recently participated in an international research project to develop a gender-sensitive standard for measuring poverty across the world. The resulting poverty metric (the Individual Deprivation Measure or IDM) is now undergoing further development at the Australian National University: http://individualdeprivationmeasure.org/data/IDM_REPORT.pdf At the epistemological level, I am working with a co-author to figure out how moral claims may be justified in non-ideal or real-world circumstances of cultural diversity and social inequality. .

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  • Global gender justice, moral epistemology

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Teaching

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  • PHIL 4200 - Contemporary Political Philosophy
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides a survey of recent approaches to political philosophy: liberalism (Rawls, Dworkin); libertarianism (Nozick); communitarianism (Sandel, Macintyre); feminism (Jaggar). Topics and readings vary with the instructor. Recommended prerequisite: 12 hours of philosophy course work. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as PHIL 5200.
  • PHIL 4800 - Open Topics in Philosophy
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    See current departmental announcements for specific content. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: 12 hours philosophy course work.
  • PHIL 5100 - Ethics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Presents representative positions in normative ethics and metaethics. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • PHIL 5200 - Contemporary Political Philosophy
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides a survey of recent approaches to political philosophy: liberalism (Rawls, Dworkin); libertarianism (Nozick); communitarianism (Sandel, Macintyre); feminism (Jaggar). Topics and readings vary with the instructor. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as PHIL 4200.
  • PHIL 6100 - Seminar in Ethics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Intensive study of selected topics in ethical theory.
  • WGST 4000 - Advanced Topics in Gender and Sexuality Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Provides an advanced interdisciplinary course organized around a specific topic, problem, or issue relating to gender and sexuality. Course work includes discussion, reading and written projects. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours for different topics. Recommended prerequisite: WGST 2000 or WGST 2600. Same as WGST 5000.
  • WGST 5000 - Advanced Topics in Gender and Sexuality Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Provides an advanced interdisciplinary course organized around a specific topic, problem, or issue relating to gender and sexuality. Course work includes discussion, reading and written projects. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours for different topics. Same as WGST 4000.
  • WGST 6190 - Feminist Methodology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Explores feminist methodology across a range of disciplines. Themes include experience and interpretation, the social position of the researcher, language and argument structure, knowledge and power, bias and objectivity, and the ethics and politics of research. Meets the requirements for the WGST certificate.

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