[PAST EVENT] Xenophobia and the Need for Immigrant Rights
April 18, 2013
Jose Jorge Mendoza is an assistant professor of philosophy at Worcester State University. He has a B.A. from the University of California at San Diego, an M.A. from San Francisco State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. His areas of specialization are moral and political philosophy, philosophy of race and Latin American philosophy. His research is on issues of global justice and in particular on the tension between democratic autonomy (i.e., a peoples' right to self-determination) and universal human rights. Recently, his focus has been on the issue of immigration with the purpose of providing a philosophical defense of immigrant rights.