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Eric Cavallero

Cavallero PhotoEric Cavallero is associate professor of philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale University in 2002. He has taught at Yale and the University of Arizona, and has held fellowships at the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at Tulane University and the Program in Ethics and Health at Harvard University. 

Dr.Cavallero's research has focused on the structure and moral limits of political sovereignty, moral implications of the international property regime, the rights of refugees, the ethics of immigration policy, and population-level bioethics. Recent publications include: "Association and Asylum" (Philosophical Studies, forthcoming), "Health, Luck and Moral Fallacies of the Second Best" (Journal of Ethics (2011), "Coercion, Equality and the International Property Regime" (Journal of Political Philosophy, 2010), "Federative Global Democracy" (in Global Democracy and Exclusion, edited by Tinnevelt an de Schutter, 2009) and "An Immigration Pressure Model of Global Distributive Justice" (Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 2006).

 Dr. Cavallero has taught courses on ancient philosophy, Nietzsche, the history of moral and political philosophy, the philosophy of law, international ethics, biomedical ethics, and contemporary political theory. He is associate editor of the journal, Metaphilosophy

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