Associate Professor of Philosophy
PhD, Boston College
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Serena Parekh is an associate professor of philosophy at Northeastern University in Boston, where she is the director of the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program and editor of the American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy. Her primary philosophical interests are in social and political philosophy, feminist theory, and continental philosophy. Her most recent book, Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement, was published with Routledge in 2017. Her first book, Hannah Arendt and the Challenge of Modernity: A Phenomenology of Human Rights, was published in 2008 and translated into Chinese. She has also published numerous articles on social and political philosophy in Hypatia, Philosophy and Social Criticism, and Human Rights Quarterly.
- Refugee Crisis: The Borders of Human Mobility (Routledge, 2018). Edited and with an introduction by Melina Duarte, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, and Annamari Vitikainen.
- “Beyond the Ethics of Admission: Stateless People, Refugee Camps and Moral Obligations.” Philosophy and Social Criticism, 2014 Vol. 40(7) 645-663.
- “Hannah Arendt and Global Justice.” In Philosophy Compass, Volume 8, Issue 9, September 2013, p. 771-780.
- “Between Community and Humanity: Arendt, Judgment and Responsibility to the Global Poor.” Philosophical Topics, Volume 39, Number 2, Fall 2011, p. 145-163
- “Structural Injustice and Responsibility.” Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy, Ann Garry, Serene Khader, and Alison Stone eds. New York: Routledge, 2017.