Professor Christian Barry
Areas of expertise
- Political Theory And Political Philosophy 160609
- Applied Ethics 2201
- Philosophy 2203
Christian Barry is Professor of Philosophy in the School of Philosophy in the RSSS and Co-Editor of the Journal of Political Philosophy. His research focuses on ethical theory, philosophy of action, and international justice. His recent work includes a book with Sanjay Reddy, International Trade and Labour Standards: A Proposal for Linkage (Columbia University Press), and articles in Philosophy & Public Affairs, Journal of Political Philosophy, Journal of Moral Philosophy, Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Review of International Studies, International Affairs, and Ethics & International Affairs. His new book Responding to Global Poverty: Harm, Responsibility and Agency, (co-authored with Gerhard Øverland) has recently been published by Cambridge University Press. He currently holds an Australian Reasearch Council Discovery Grant for the project The Ethical Responsiblities of Consumers.
Christian Barry was educated at Columbia University in New York, receiving his PhD in philosophy in 2005. Prior to joining the ANU, he was a program officer at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs (Justice & the World Economy), a consultant to the Human Development Report Office at the United Nations Development Program, and a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin. His work has been supported by grants from the Ford Foundation, the Research Council of Norway, and the Australian Research Council.
Luara Ferracioli: Morality in Migration (PhD awarded)
Joanne Lau: "Political Obligation and the Civil Dead" (PhD awarded)
Alejandra Mancilla:"A Cosmpolitan Right of Necessity (PhD awarded)
Rosa Terlazzo: "Adaptive Preferences and Children's Options" (PhD awarded)
Stephanie Collins:"The Scope of Dependence-Based Duties" (PhD awarded)
John Harrington: "The Failure To Constrain Corporate Social Injury:The State, the Stakeholder and the Fiduciary" (PhD awarded)
Jonathan Pickering: "Fair climate policy in an unequal world: characterising responsibilities and designing institutions for national mitigation and international finance" (PhD awarded)
Robert Kirby: "The Beneficiary Pays Principle and Climate Change" (PhD awarded)
Susan Pennings: Responsibility for Health
Chad Lee-Stronach: Ethics and Risk
Kirsten Mann (commencing 2016)
Shang Long Yeo (commencing 2016)
Grants are drawn from ARIES. To add Projects or Grants please contact your College Research Office.
- The Ethical Responsibilities of Consumers (Primary Investigator)
- Benefiting from injustice (Primary Investigator)
- The Responsibilities of the Affluent to Address Global Poverty (Secondary Investigator)
- Assessing development: designing better indices of poverty and gender equity (Secondary Investigator)