702-L Pray Harrold
Professor Higgins specializes in political philosophy, which he approaches from a feminist perspective. His work focuses on topics of global justice, international migration in particular. He is also interested in, and attempts to write about, fundamental concepts in feminist theory, such as oppression, privilege, woman, and intersectionality.
Professor Higgins’ additional areas of teaching interest include philosophy of sexuality, philosophy of law, ethics, and ancient Greek philosophy.
“The Rights and Duties of Immigrants in Liberal Societies,” Philosophy Compass, v. 13, n. 11, November 2018
“A Feminist Approach to Immigrant Admissions,” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy v. 32, n. 3, Summer 2017
“Bernie Sanders, the Koch Brothers, and Open Borders,” The Critique, January/February 2016 issue (“And Who is My Neighbor? Immigration, Human Rights & Sovereignty”)
“The Ethics of Immigration and the Justice of Immigration Policies,” Public Affairs Quarterly, v. 29, n. 2, April 2015
Immigration Justice, Edinburgh University Press, 2013.