Emanuela  Ceva Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Emanuela Ceva

Associate Professor of Political Philosophy
University of Pavia

I hold a PhD in Political Theory from the University of Manchester. While I have been working at Pavia since 2005, I have also held visiting positions at the Universities of Jordan, Princeton, Oxford, Hitotsubashi, St Andrews, Montréal, Hamburg. I work on conflict and procedural justice, democracy, corruption. I am the author of Interactive Justice (Routledge 2016) and I have published in such journals as Journal of Social Philosophy, Journal of Applied Philosophy, European Journal of Philosoph

Subjects: Philosophy


I am an Associate Professor of Political Philosophy at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Pavia (Italy). While I have been working at Pavia since 2005, she has held also several international positions. These include fellowships or visiting positions at the University of Jordan, Center for Human Values of the Princeton University, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Nuffield College (Oxford), Ural Federal University, Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo), University of St. Andrews, Centre de Recherche en Étique de l’Université de Montréal, and University of Hamburg.

I have directed several European (FP6 and FP7) and national research projects.

I am Associate Editor of the journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.

My research focuses on issues of value conflict and procedural justice, democracy, corruption, and on the implications of the liberal principle of respect for the treatment of minorities. I am the author of the book Interactive Justice (Routledge 2016) and of many articles that have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Social Philosophy, Social Theory and Practice, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Politics, Philosophy & Economics, and European Journal of Philosophy.


    PhD in Political Theory, University of Manchester (UK), 2005
    MA in Political Philosophy, University of York (UK), 2022

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    AOS: Analytical political philosophy – political obligation and dissent; theories of democracy and equal respect; pluralism and procedural justice; theories of corruption; normative analysis of public policies.

    AOC: Political philosophy and theory; public and social ethics; theories of global justice: human rights theories and institutions; history of political thought; bioethics and applied ethics.



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