Congratulations to Associate Professor Carina Fourie!

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Carina Fourie

The Department of Philosophy is excited to announce the promotion of Carina Fourie to Associate Professor with tenure beginning Autumn term 2021. Fourie joined the Department of Philosophy in 2015. She holds the Benjamin Rabinowitz Chair in Medical Ethics and is a member of the Program on Ethics. Since coming to UW, Professor Fourie has published two edited volumes (Oxford University Press) alongside multiple articles on topics concerning healthcare ethics, social equality, and oppression. She is currently developing a feminist critique of conceptions of justice and equity in the bioethics literature and in ethics frameworks for health policy, including the frameworks guiding resource allocation for the COVID-19 pandemic. She teaches courses in Medical Ethics, Public Health Ethics, Theories of Justice, and Feminism. Additionally, she organizes the annual Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics, which has featured topics ranging from race, health, and justice to the role of family and friends in health and healthcare. Furthermore, she is on the advisory committee for the Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race and she co-organizes the Health & Inequality Network (THINK) at UW. Please find out more about Professor Fourie here.

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