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Teaching Faculty

´╗┐Kyla Ebels-Duggan

´╗┐Kyla Ebels-Duggan

Professor of Philosophy
Director of the Brady Scholars Program

kebelsduggan@northwestern.edu
Kyla Ebels-Duggan is Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University. She has written on love, political liberalism, Kant's moral and political philosophy and his philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of education.  She currently is working on two book projects, the first concerning valuing attitudes and the second on the moral philosophy of Iris Murdoch.   

Rowan Mellor

Rowan Mellor

Faculty Fellow

rowan.mellor@northwestern.edu
Rowan Mellor completed his PhD at University College London in 2021. From 2021-2023, he was a Leverhulme postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto. Rowan’s main research interests are in ethics and political philosophy. His current project focuses on the idea of joint obligation. Specifically, he thinks that it can be true that we jointly ought to do something, even if each of us ought not to do our part.

Libby Southgate

Libby Southgate

Faculty Fellow

southgate@northwestern.edu
Libby Southgate works (mostly) in ethics. She is particularly interested in the phenomenon of intractable moral disagreement, both as a datum to be explained in metaethics and as a challenge to be negotiated in applied ethics. She also does work in philosophy of education, particularly on issues in inclusive pedagogy. Libby is currently finishing up a PhD in Philosophy at Cornell University. She is from Scotland and before Cornell, she earned an M.Sc. and an undergraduate M.A.(Hons) in philosophy from the University of Glasgow.