Kristin Voigt

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor;

Joint appointment with Institute for Health and Social Policy 

Contact Information
Address: 

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

Phone: 
514-398-5754
Email address: 
kristin.voigt [at] mcgill.ca
Office: 
Charles Meredith House, Room 303
Biography: 

Kristin Voigt is an Assistant Professor, jointly appointed in the Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Department of Philosophy. She received her DPhil in political philosophy from the University of Oxford and has held post-doctoral positions at McGill, Harvard, Lancaster University and the European College of Liberal Arts.

Kristin’s research focuses on egalitarian theories of distributive justice and the links between philosophy and social policy. Her recent and ongoing projects address issues such as conceptions and measures of health and health inequality; the use of incentives to improve health outcomes; (childhood) obesity; higher education policy; and smoking and tobacco control.