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Eric Cavallero

Eric Cavallero

Eric Cavallero

Eric Cavallero is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University. Dr. Cavallero started this position in the Fall of 2006. He received his PhD in Philosophy from Yale University in 2002. He taught at Yale and the University of Arizona, and held a faculty fellowship at the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at Tulane University. He was a fellow in the Program in Ethics and Health at Harvard University Medical School.

Dr. Cavallero’s research focuses on the structure and moral limits of political sovereignty, moral implications of the international property regime, the ethics of immigration policy, and population-level bioethics. Recent publications include “An Immigration Pressure Model of Global Distributive Justice” (Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 2006) and “Popular Sovereignty and the Law of Peoples” (Legal Theory, 2003). Courses taught by Dr. Cavallero include ancient philosophy, Nietzsche, the history of moral and political philosophy, the philosophy of law, international ethics, and contemporary political theory.

Dr. Cavallero is associate editor of the journal, Metaphilosophy.

Contact information: eric.cavallero@aya.yale.edu