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Dr Sara Van Goozen
Associate Lecturer

Profile

Biography

Sara graduated from Maastricht University with a BA(Hons) in History and Politics. She then moved to Manchester, where she completed an MA and then a PhD in Political Theory at the University of Manchester.

Sara's research focuses on topics in contemporary just war theory and global ethics more generally. She has published on topics ranging from the just risk distribution in war, the moral status of animals in war and the distribution of scarce medical resources. She is also interested in various other areas in contemporary political theory, such as the literatures on political obligation and sovereignty.

Research

Overview

Sara's research focuses on topics in contemporary just war theory and global ethics more generally, in particular in relation to environmental issues and migration. She is also interested in various other areas in contemporary political theory, such as the literatures on political obligation.

Recent publications

  • Josh Milburn & Sara Van Goozen (2021). "Counting Animals in War", Social Theory and Practice 47(4): 657-685. DOI: 10.5840/soctheorpract2020123110
  • Sara Van Goozen (2021). 'How should we distribute scarce medical resources in a pandemic?', in Fay Niker & Aveek Bhattacharya (eds.) Political Philosophy in a Pandemic: Routes to a More Just Future (London: Bloomsbury Academic).
  • Sara Van Goozen (2021). Distributing the Harm of Just Wars: In Defence of an Egalitarian Baseline (Abingdon: Routledge).

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Empire, War and Law
  • Ethics and International Politics

Postgraduate

Ethics and World Politics

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Contact details

Sara Van Goozen
Department of Politics
University of York
YORK
YO10 5DD

sara.vangoozen@york.ac.uk

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