Staff Profile:Catriona McKinnon

Name:
Professor Catriona McKinnon
Job Title:
Professor
Responsibilities:
  • Leverhulme Research Fellow 2014-16
  • School Director of Research
  • Director, REAPP
  • Convener, Applied Political Theory theme
  • Convener PO3TOL, PIM54

External Appointments:                                                                                                              Visiting Professor, Institute for Public Policy and Climate Change, NUIST, Nanjing, China.

Areas of Interest:

Contemporary political philosophy, the theory and practice of toleration, equality and distributive justice, the values and ideals of welfare policy, cosmopolitanism and global justice, political liberalism, political constructivism, the political theory of climate change politics, the philosophy of criminal justice.

Research groups / Centres:
  • REAPP (Reading Ethics and Political Philosophy)
  • Applied Political Theory
Publications:
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 Research Grants and Fellowships
  • 2007: Senior Research Fellowship, 12 months, British Academy/Leverhulme Trust. Project title: 'Corrective Justice and the Precautionary Principle: Liberal Approaches to Climate Change?'.
  • 2006: Research Fellowship, 12 months, the Leverhulme Trust. Project title: 'Tackling Climate Change in a Liberal Framework'.
  • 2004: Associate Research Fellow, Philosophy Programme, School of Advanced Study, University of London. To work on Toleration: A Critical Introduction.
  • 2004: Study Abroad Fellowship, Leverhulme Trust. To work on Toleration: A Critical Introduction.
  • 2004: Research Leave Award, AHRC; application graded at A+. To work on Toleration: A Critical Introduction. Declined in favour of Leverhulme Trust Study Abroad Fellowship.
  • 2003: Bogliasco Fellow in Philosophy, Liguria Study Centre, Genoa, Italy.
  • 2001-03: International Joint Activities Award, British Academy. Project title: 'Philosophical Justifications of Workfare: UK and Australia'. Research undertaken with a partner at the University of Melbourne.
  • 2001: Overseas Conference Grant, British Academy. To attend the Beijing International Conference on Political Philosophy.
  • 2000: Conference Grant, Universities' China Committee in London. To attend the Beijing International Conference on Political Philosophy. Declined in favour of the British Academy award.
  • 2000: Research Leave Award, 3 months, AHRC; application graded at A-. To work on Liberalism and the Defence of Political Constructivism.
  • 2000: Conference Grant, British Academy. To fund The Culture of Toleration conference, University of Exeter.
  • 1995-97: Three year Postgraduate Studentship, British Academy Humanities Research Board. To fund study at PhD level. I declined the third year of the studentship in order to take up a permanent post at the University of Exeter in 1997.

 Employment history

  • 2009-present: Professor of Political Theory, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Reading.
  • 2007-2009: Reader in Political Theory, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Reading.
  • 2004-2007: Lecturer in Political Theory, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Reading.
  • 2000-2004: Lecturer in Political Theory (permanent contract), Department of Politics, University of York.
  • 1997-2000: Lecturer in Political Theory (permanent contract), Department of Politics, University of Exeter.
  • Periods of leave: Dec 2007-Nov 2008 (12 months maternity leave); Sept 2009 - May 2010 (8 months maternity leave).

 

Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Philosophy (London)
MA Philosophy (London)
PhD Philosophy (London)
CatrionaMcKinnon

Contact Details

Email:
c.mckinnon@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 7123

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Issues in Political Theory, Oxford University Press, 2008 - textbook link http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199217007

 

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