Wendy Salkin

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and, by courtesy, of Law
Wendy Salkin

Wendy Salkin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Stanford University, where she is also an Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Law, and a Faculty Affiliate at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, the Program in Modern Thought and Literature, and the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.

Her research is in political philosophy, philosophy of race, and philosophy of law, and intersects with questions in moral philosophy and feminist philosophy. Her research has been generously supported by an ACLS Fellowship awarded by the American Council of Learned Societies (20212022), the Stanford Cultivating Humanities and Social Sciences Research Grant (2021present), the Stanford Humanities Center Manuscript Review Workshop (2021–2022), and the Clayman Center for Gender Research Faculty Fellowship at Stanford University (2020–2021, 2023–2024).

Her book, Speaking for Others: The Ethics of Informal Political Representation, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press.

Wendy received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Harvard University, her J.D. from Stanford Law School, and her B.A. in Philosophy and Africana Studies from New York University. She has served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Rosemary Barkett and the Honorable Judge Adalberto Jordan on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Miami, Florida, and as legal advisor to Judge Barkett on the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague.

Further information can be found on her website.


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