Jessica Flanigan

Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, University of Richmond

Dr. Jessica Flanigan’s research addresses topics such as medical paternalism, economic freedom, leadership ethics, and public health ethics. Her book, Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients Have a Right to Self-Medicate, was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. Her current research includes a defense of the basic income, a series of essays about philosophical methodology and applied ethics, a Kantian analysis of disability rights, and a book project defending the legalization of sex work. Dr. Flanigan is also a proponent of Effective Altrusim. She teaches Ethical Decision Making in Healthcare, Leadership Ethics, and Critical Thinking.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, University of Richmond