Christopher A. Riddle, Ph.D.
- Professor of Philosophy
- 203 Faculty Center
- School of Arts & Sciences
Chris 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).
In 2020 he was a visiting scholar at the Hastings Center in New York, and in 2016 he was a visiting researcher at the Brocher Foundation in Switzerland.
He has published in numerous journals, including The Journal of Social Philosophy; Bioethics; The American Journal of Bioethics; Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy; Essays in Philosophy; Topoi; Public Health Ethics; Disability & Society, and Disability Studies Quarterly.
He has authored 4 books: Disability & Justice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) , Human Rights, Disability, & Capabilties (Palgrave MacMillan, 2016), The Ethics of Assisted Dying (Routledge, 2023), The Ethics of Disability (Routledge, 2024). He is the editor of 2 books: From Disability Theory to Practice (Lexington / Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), Disability & Death (Routledge, 2023).
Ph.D. Philosophy, Queen’s University at Kingston.
M.A. Critical Disability Studies, York University.
B.A.H. Philosophy (minor in Political Studies), Queen’s University at Kingston.
Awards and Recognition
- 2018 recipient of the 44th Dr. Virgil Crisafulli Distinguished Teaching Award
- 2021 recipient of the Harold T. Clark Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship
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