Sangiovanni, Andrea

King's College London

Andrea Sangiovanni is Professor of Philosophy at King’s College London. He received his BA and PhD from Harvard University. Before joining the Philosophy Department at KCL (in 2007), he was a Randall Dillard Research Fellow at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge (2005-2007). He will be taking up the chair in social and political theory at the European University Institute, Fiesole, in September 2018 while on leave from KCL, and is a recipient of an ERC Consolidator Grant (2018-2023) for a project on social justice in the European Union. His main areas of research are in contemporary moral, legal, and political philosophy. Current research interests include: justice and solidarity in the European Union, freedom of movement and immigration, international justice and the philosophy of international law; human rights and the idea of dignity; the relation between principles and social practices; and moral and social equality. He has recently published a book entitled Humanity without Dignity: Moral Equality, Respect, and Human Rights (Harvard University Press, 2017) on the idea of moral equality and its importance for human rights. Other recent publications include: ‘Solidarity as Joint Action’ (Journal of Applied Philosophy), ’The Irrelevance of Coercion, Imposition and Framing to Distributive Justice’ (Philosophy & Public Affairs) and ‘Solidarity in the European Union’ (Oxford Journal of Legal Studies).