Associate Professor, Political Science
Cara Nine received her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Arizona and her B.A. in philosophy from Carleton College. Nine is coming to the Political Science Department at UNC Chapel Hill in the Fall of 2024 as a Core Faculty member in the PPE Program. She is coming from the University of Nevada, Reno where she is currently the Chair of the Department of Philosophy. Before the University of Nevada at Rena, Nine taught in the philosophy department at University College Cork, Ireland. Her work mainly focuses on issues in justice and location, or how one's location (residence, territorial citizenship, where one happens to be on the sidewalk, etc.) can affect what is owed to that person as a matter of justice.