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Eva Kittay Bio
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Prof. Kittay’s academic career spans over four decades. Her main interests are within the fields of feminism, political theory, moral theory, ethics and care, equality, and politics of disability. 

She has an extensive bibliography of books and papers on these subjects, as well as vast teaching experience at graduate and post-graduate level, including supervising dissertations. She also has an impressive list of awards from various organizations in these fields. 

In addition to this, Prof. Kittay has acted as consultant for universities and community-based organisations in the US and abroad. She has also provided her professional services to various committees and boards working in the areas of women’s issues, disability rights, and diversity and inclusion among others.

Through this work, Prof. Kittay has had a lasting impact on the theory and practice of the ethics of care and carework. She has been particularly influential in bringing together feminism, issues related to the ethics of care, issues related to diversity and inclusion, and disability. Through her own experience as the parent and carer of a disabled person she brings unique insight into her work and combines the theoretical issues and the practical aspects of living in a family with disability.  
Last Updated: 11 April 2018

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