Ethics, Law, and Human Rights for a More Just World


Author, Ethicist, Lawyer, Professor

Patricia Illingworth is an author, philosopher, and lawyer who works on some of the most urgent social, ethical, and human rights problems that face people and their communities. Her approach is highly interdisciplinary, with a scholar’s focus on facts, a philosopher’s attention to cogency, and a lawyer’s eye for practical policy solutions. She uses her skills to promote human rights and the public good.



See a list of books, including, most recently, The Health of Newcomers (New York University Press, 2017).

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