ISJ Professorial Fellow awarded David Easton Award
Published: Monday 10th November 2014
Institute for Social
Justice Professorial Fellow, Professor Joseph Carens, has been awarded the 2014
David Easton Award his book The Ethics of
Immigration (Oxford University Press, 2013).
This is an extremely
important and significant honour for Professor Carens and we warmly
congratulate him on this achievement.
Professor Carens’ research focuses on
questions about justice, equality, and freedom in democratic communities. He is
particularly interested in the normative issues raised by the movement of
people across state borders and by ethnic and cultural diversity in all its
The David Easton Award is
given by the American Political Science Association for a book that broadens
the horizons of contemporary political science by engaging issues of
philosophical significance in political life through any of a variety of
approaches in the social sciences and humanities.