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Faculty Bio

Brown, Brookes

Position
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Director: Law, Liberty, & Justice Program.

Contact
Office: 214 Hardin Hall
Email: bcb2@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D., Princeton; J.D., Yale; B.A., Brown

Dr. Brookes Brown will begin this fall as Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Law, Liberty, and Justice program in the Department of Philosophy and Religion. She works in Democratic theory, Public Law, Normative Philosophy, Social Norms, Moral Epistemology, Administrative Legal Theory. She received her PhD in Political Philosophy from Princeton University in January 2016, has a JD from Yale University, and a BA from Brown University. She spent 2015-17 as Research Assistant Professor in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics program at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. In 2014-15 she was a DeOlazarra fellow in Political Philosophy, Law, and Policy at the University of Virginia. At the moment she focuses on civic obligation, the ways in which complex institutional analysis changes our thinking about political ethics, and methodology in political philosophy.