Kirun Sankaran will be joining the Philosophy Department and the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program as of July 1, 2020. He received his PhD in Philosophy from Brown University in 2020. Before that he received an MA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a BA from The Ohio State University. He’s primarily interested in the relationships between causal and normative properties of institutions. He’s also interested in the history of political philosophy–primarily the Scottish Enlightenment–and issues in the philosophy of social science.