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What’s the most effective way to create a just and peaceful world? Students minoring in Social Justice grapple with this question daily.
Through coursework and projects in disciplines like philosophy, politics, and economics, Social Justice faculty and students discuss moral issues of seeking justice, social and political conditions, work done through free market arrangements and by governments and NGOs, and students own ideas about how and why social justice is important. Many students take their studies from the classroom to internships and social justice projects of their own.
Professor of Philosophy, Chair of Self-Designed Major, Chair of Classical Studies, Chair of Social Justice Studies, Director of the Ethics Center
Areas of Study: aesthetics, history of philosophy, gender studies, film
Betty Jane Schultz Hollender Professor of Economics, Business and Finance and Director of Border Studies
Areas of Study: macroeconomic theory, money and banking, border studies, women in the work force, child labor in Latin America
Associate Professor and Chair of Politics
Areas of Study: political theory, American politics
Daw-Nay N. R. Evans Jr.
Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Chair of African American Studies
Areas of Study: Africana philosophy, 19th- and 20th-Century European philosophy
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Politics
Areas of Study: philosophy of law, political philosophy, analytic philosophy, history of philosophy
Lecturer in Politics
Areas of Study: Domestic and International law and politics