Dr. Rekha Nath

Rekha Nath

Associate Professor

Office Hours

Spring 2018:

Thursdays 1:00-3:00pm and by appointment.


Dr. Nath specializes in political philosophy and ethics, focusing in particular on issues concerning global justice, equality, and responsibility.


BA, University of Michigan

PhD, University of Melbourne

Representative Publications

“On the Scope and Grounds of Social equality,” in Social Equality: Essays on What It Means to be Equals, Carina Fourie, Fabian Schuppert and Ivo Wallimann-Helmer (eds.), Oxford University Press, (2015).

“Against Institutional Luck Egalitarianism,” Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy, 8.1, pp. 1-19, (2014).

“Equal Standing in the Global Community,” The Monist, 94.4, pp. 593-614, (2011).

“Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right: A Critique of Virginia Held’s Deontological Justification of Terrorism,” Social Theory and Practice, 37.4, pp. 679-696, (2011).

“The commitments of cosmopolitanism,” review essay, Ethics & International Affairs, 24.3, pp. 319-333, (2010).

“Global Institutionalism and Justice,” in Questioning Cosmopolitanism, Stan van Hooft and Wim Vandekerckhove (eds.), Springer, pp. 167-182, (2010).

“What is so special about the state?” in Sovereign Justice: Global Justice in a World of Nations, Gabriele de Angelis (ed.), deGruyter, pp. 109-128, (2010).

See this link for abstracts and copies of some of my papers.