Patricia Illingworth

Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Professor of Ethics, Northeastern University

Patricia Illingworth is a Professor of Ethics in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University and a Lecturer in Law at Northeastern University Law School. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. She has published several books, including "Us Before Me" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), "Giving Well," (Oxford University Press, 2011, edited with Thomas Pogge and Leif Wenar), and "The Health of Newcomers" (NYU Press, 2017) with Wendy E. Parmet. She is currently working on a book on Philanthropy and Human Rights. Her blog posts and media contributions are available on my website, www.patriciaillingworth.com.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Research Fellow in Human Rights, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • 1995–present
    Professor of Ethics, Northeastern University

Education

  • 1995 
    Boston University Law School, JD
  • 1985 
    University of California at San Diego, PhD

Publications

  • 2017
    The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity (with Wendy E. Parmet), NYU Press
  • 2012
    Us Before Me: Ethics and Social Capital for Global Well Being, Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2011
    Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy (co-edited with Thomas Pogge and Leif Wenar), Oxford University Press
  • 2006
    Ethical Health Care (co-edited with Wendy E. Parmet), Prentice Hall
  • 2006
    The Power of Pills: Social, Ethical and Legal Issues in Drug Development, Marketing and Pricing (co-edited with Jillian Clare Cohen and Udo Schüklenk), Pluto Press
  • 2005
    Trusting Medicine: The Moral Costs of Managed Care, Routledge
  • 1990
    AIDS and the Good Society, Routledge