1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Jennifer Rubenstein

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Political Theory
(434) 243-1572 S391

Gibson Hall
1540 Jefferson Park Ave (JPA)

Office Hours:

W 1-2:30

Tags:Analytical Political Theory, Democratic Theory, Justice and Political Ethics, NGOs and Civil Society, Representation

Jennifer Rubenstein is an assistant professor of politics at the University of Virginia specializing in political theory. Her interests include the political role and ethical responsibilities of non-governmental organizations; global justice; non-ideal theory; democratic theory (especially theories of non-electoral representation and advocacy that attend to global inequalities); theories of office, and the role of imagination and experience in politics. She has published or forthcoming articles in Journal of Politics, Journal of Political Philosophy, Journal of Social Philosophy, and the British Journal of Political Science, as well as chapters in several edited volumes. She is currently finishing a book manuscript about the political ethics of international non-governmental humanitarian organizations, entitled Between Samaritans and States: the Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs. Before coming to UVa she was the Cotsen-Link post-doctoral fellow in the Society of Fellows at Princeton University. She received her PhD from the University of Chicago.