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Dr Charlotte Newey

  • Director of Teaching and Learning
  • Study Abroad Coordinator
  • Lecturing in Moral and Political Philosophy at Undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Areas of interest

  • Moral and Political Philosophy
  • Responsibility and Distributive Justice
  • Fairness
  • Justice in Healthcare
  • Global Poverty

Postgraduate supervision

Veganism and Global Poverty



Second Year

Oppression, Inequality and the Enemies of Democracy

Third Year

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility



  • I studied Philosophy at the University of Reading. My doctoral thesis focused on the topics of Fairness, Moral Demands, and Global Poverty and I continue to research issues relating to both Fairness and Distributive Justice.
  • Before joining Reading, I lectured in Ethics, Contemporary Political Philosophy and Feminism at the University of Warwick and in Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, and Aesthetics at Cardiff University.
  • Personal webpage:

Awards and honours

Nominated for teaching awards in 2018/19 and 2019/20

Impact and public engagement

I have given a Philosophy lecture to the Whitley Excellence Cluster, a group of junior schools keen to widen participation by engaging children at an early age. I love the idea of encouraging young children to think independently and to be aspirational.


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