Professor of Political Studies
Ph.D. (London School of Economics)
Margaret Moore is a Professor in the Department of Political Studies. Since receiving her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics in 1989, she has published a number of books and articles on issues of distributive justice, nationalism and multiculturalism. Most notable are: Foundations of Liberalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993) and Ethics of Nationalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001). She has edited two volumes on state borders and secession: National Self-Determination and Secession (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998) and (co-edited with Allen Buchanan), Nations, States and Borders: Diverse Ethical Theories (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003). She has published a number of articles in such diverse journals as: Ethics & International Affairs, Political Studies, The Monist, and Nomos. She is currently working on issues connected to citizenship global justice theory, citizenship theory, ethics of multiculturalism and nationalism. Her research interests are in the field of contemporary political philosophy, including global justice theory (global redistributive justice and justice as applied to non-ideal situations, e.g. just war theory), ethics of nationalism, liberal constitutionalism - e.g., rights, equality, citizenship theory, and democratic theory.