President's Dream Colloquium on Obedience and Disobedience: Taking Action on Climate Change, Spring 2015
Speaker: Kimberley Brownlee
Dr. Kimberley Brownlee's work focuses on conscience, conviction, civil disobedience, the ethics of sociability, ideals, virtue, practical reason, and human rights.
Dr. Brownlee holds a BA (First Class Hons.) in Philosophy from McGill University, MPhil in Philosophy from Cambridge, and DPhil in Philosophy from Oxford (Rhodes Scholar). She has held visiting positions at Oxford, Vanderbilt, St. Andrews, Monash, UBC, and UCLA.
In 2012, she was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize from the Leverhulme Trust.
Dr. Brownlee is the author of Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience (OUP 2012) and co-editor of Disability and Disadvantage (OUP 2009).
She has published articles in Ethics, Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Utilitas, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Law and Philosophy, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Res Publica, and Criminal Law and Philosophy. She is currently working on a book provisionally titled Being Social: The Ethics of Sociability (OUP).