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J. Paul Kelleher

Title: Associate Professor

Interests: Applied ethics and political philosophy as they bear on health policy.

Email:paul.kelleher@wisc.edu
Phone:(608) 263-8561
Fax:(608) 265-0486
Website:www.paulkelleher.net

Office:Room 1430, Medical Sciences Center

Biography

Paul Kelleher is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical History & Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds an appointment in the Department of Philosophy. He received a PhD in Philosophy from Cornell University, and was a post-doctoral fellow in the Program in Ethics & Health at Harvard University. Professor Kelleher works in areas of applied ethics and political philosophy that have a bearing on health policy (broadly construed). Specific interests include: public health ethics, climate change ethics and economics, justice and health care, and rationing/priority-setting.

Curriculum Vitae

J. Paul Kelleher's C.V.

Education

Ph.D., Cornell University, Philosophy, 2008

B.A., Colgate University, Philosophy, 2001

Selected Articles

J. Paul Kelleher, "Pure Time Preference in Intertemporal Welfare Economics," Economics and Philosophy (forthcoming).

J. Paul Kelleher, "Is there a Sacrifice-Free Solution to Climate Change?," Ethics, Policy & Environment 18:1; (2015), 68-78.

J. Paul Kelleher, "Capabilities versus Resources," Journal of Moral Philosophy 12 (2015), 151-171.

J. Paul Kelleher, "Beneficence, Justice, and Health Care," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 24:1 (2014), 27-49.

J. Paul Kelleher, "Relevance and Non-Consequentialist Aggregation," Utilitas 26:4 (2014), 385-408.

Selected Book Sections

"Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations" book cover image "Health Inequalities and Relational Egalitarianism" section in Rebecca Walker, Mara Buchbinder, and Michele Rivkin-Fish, eds., Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

"Encyclopedia of Health Economics Vol. 1" book cover image "Efficiency and Equity in Health: Philosophical Considerations" section in Anthony Culyer, ed., Encyclopedia of Health Economics Vol. 1 (Elsevier, 2014).

Courses taught

MHB/Philos 505: Justice and Health Care
MHB/Philos 515: Public Health Ethics
MHB 730(PH): Ethics and Population Health
MHB 559: Climate Change Ethics

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