Chiara Cordelli

Chiara Cordelli is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the College.

Cordelli’s main area of scholarly research is contemporary analytical political theory. She is especially interested in the relationship between the distributive and relational dimensions of equality, the moral and institutional division of labor between state and civil society in theories of justice, the public/private distinction in liberal theory, the nature of duties of beneficence, the ethics of philanthropy, and the ethical limits of privatization. 

She co-edited Philanthropy in Democratic Societies (University of Chicago Press, 2016), and her research has appeared in the Journal of Political Philosophy, Political Studies, British Journal of Political Science, Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy and Political Studies Review.

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