Seyla Benhabib

Seyla Benhabib is the Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University and was Director of its Program in Ethics, Politics and Economics (2002-2008). Her books include Critique, Norm and Utopia: A Study of the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory (1986); Situating the Self: Gender, Community and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics (1992; winner of the National Educational Association’s Book of the Year Award); The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt (1996; reissued in 2002); The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era (2002); and The Rights of Others: Aliens, Citizens and Residents (2004), which won the Ralph Bunche Award from the American Political Science Association and the North American Society for Social Philosophy Award.