Associate Director Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu is Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University, Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, and Coordinator of the Research Group on Global Justice of the Yan P. Lin Centre.  She has research and teaching interests in international and normative political theory, especially concerning humanitarianism, intervention, and the use of force in world politics; justice and reconciliation in response to violence, oppression and atrocity in colonial contexts; and cosmopolitanism, global justice, and world government. In addition to journal articles and book chapters on these themes, she is the author of Just and Unjust Interventions in World Politics: Public and Private (2006), and is currently completing a book manuscript, Justice and Reconciliation in International Relations. She has received research fellowships from the School of Philosophy, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University (2013), the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2010-11), and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University (2004-5).

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