Harry Brighouse

Harry Brighouse
Harry Brighouse
Mildred Fish-Harnack Professor of Philosophy and Carol Dickson-Bascom Professor of the Humanities,
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Harry Brighouse is the Mildred Fish-Harnack Professor of Philosophy and the Carol Dickson-Bascom Professor of the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is also an affiliate professor of educational policy studies and director of the Center for Ethics and Education at UW – Madison, where he has taught since 1992. Dr. Brighouse's research interests span political philosophy, philosophy of education, and educational policy. He is author of several books, including School Choice and Social Justice, On Education, Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships (with Adam Swift)and, most recently, (with Helen Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift), Educational Goods: Values and Evidence in Decision-Making. He co-edited, with Michael McPherson, The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice, which won the Frederick Ness prize for contribution to understanding of liberal education. He has written about education policy for national newspapers and consulted with policymakers in the UK. He is also a founding member of, and contributor to, the well-known academic blog, Crooked Timber. Dr. Brighouse received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Southern California.  

Publications by Harry Brighouse
GDTFII Brief Outcomes and Demographics
Public education in California is a study in contrasts. By many measures, schools are improving and students are doing better. But look deeper and there are significant differences in educational opportunities and, therefore, outcomes based on race…