Andrew Ingram


Office Hours

Spring 2019:

Wednesday 12:30-2:30pm


Andrew Ingram is an instructor specializing in ethics and philosophy of law.

He recently completed the Law and Philosophy Program at The University of Texas at Austin. In 2013, he earned his JD, with highest honors, from The University of Texas School of Law. He earned his PhD in 2018, writing his dissertation on guilt and deontic concepts under the supervision of Jonathan Dancy and Paul Woodruff. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Gregg Costa of The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Honorable Michael Massengale of the Texas Court of Appeals for the First District.

His research interests center on moral psychology, meta-ethics, and the application of moral philosophy to the law, particularly standards of blameworthiness and culpability.


AB, Brown University, 2009

MA, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013

JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 2013

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2018

Representative Publications

“Pinkerton Short Circuits the Model Penal Code,” 64 Villanova Law Review __ (forthcoming, 2019)

“Two Responses to Moral Luck,” 42 Philosophy and Literature __ (forthcoming, 2018)

“Guilty, Practical Identity, and Moral Staining,” 92 Philosophy 623 (2017)

“The Good, the Bad, and the Klutzy: Moral Concern and Criminal Negligence,” 34 Criminal Justice Ethics 87 (2015)

“Breaking Laws to Fix Broken Windows: A Revisionist Take on Order Maintenance Policing,” 19 Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law 112 (2014)

“A (Moral) Prisoner’s Dilemma: Character Ethics and Plea Bargaining,” 11 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 161 (2013)

“Parsing the Reasonable Person: The Case of Self-Defense,” 39 American Journal of Criminal Law 425 (2012)