Before joining the faculty at Northeastern University, Professor Parekh taught at the University of Connecticut where she was jointly appointed in the Department of Philosophy and Human Rights Institute. Her primary philosophical interests are in social and political philosophy, feminist theory, continental philosophy, and the philosophy of human rights. Her book, Hannah Arendt and the Challenge of Modernity: A Phenomenology of Human Rights, was published by Routledge in 2008. Professor Parekh has published articles on questions of global responsibility, especially for women's human rights violations; the impact of biotechnology on our auton…

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