Christopher A. Riddle
, Ph.D.

Department Chair

(315) 792-3759
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Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Philosophy Major


Christopher A. Riddle, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Christopher Riddle
Phone: (315) 792-3759
Office: 254 White Hall


Professor Riddle received his Ph.D. from Queen's University at Kingston. He specializes in Applied Ethics (especially philosophical issues arising from the experience of disability) and Social & Political Philosophy (especially the Capabilities Approach).

He has been invited to conduct research at the Swiss Paraplegic Research Institute in Nottwil, Switzerland and has also advised for numerous national and international institutions, some of which include Health Canada, The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, The National Disability Authority of Ireland, and The International Development Committee of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities.

He has published in numerous journals, including the Journal of Social Philosophy; the American Journal of Bioethics; Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy; Topoi; and Disability Studies Quarterly.

He is also the author of Disability & Justice: The Capabilities Approach in Practice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) and the editor of From Disability Theory to Practice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).