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Paige Arthur

Former Deputy Editor of the Council's Journal

Paige Arthur

Paige Arthur was an editor of Ethics & International Affairs for over five years, leaving in 2006. She is currently deputy director of research at the International Center for Transitional Justice.


A specialist in postwar European politics, philosophy, and history, Arthur is interested in the persistent effects of decolonization on the process of globalization, the ethics of political and revolutionary violence, and the recent history of human rights and humanitarian intervention.


Arthur received her Ph.D. in European intellectual history from the University of California, Berkeley, and her B.A. in international relations from Johns Hopkins. She has taught at both UC Berkeley and the New School University.

Selected Publications:

"Sartre" in John Merriman and Jay Winter, eds., Scribner's Encyclopedia of Europe, 1914-2000 (forthcoming).

"The Persistence of Colonialism: Sartre, the Left, and Race in Postcolonial France, 1970-1975," in Jonathan Judaken, ed., Race After Sartre (forthcoming).

Review Essay of Bernard-Henri Levy, Sartre: The Philosopher of the Twentieth Century, Ronald Aronson, Sartre & Camus: The Story of a Friendship and the Quarrel That Ended It, and Ronald E. Santorini, Sartre on Violence: Curiously Ambivalent, for Theory and Society (forthcoming).

"The September 11 Effect," Ethics & International Affairs 16, no. 2 (2002), 1.

"Third Worldism Redux," Ethics & International Affairs 16, no. 1 (2002), 135-42.

Review of Jonathan Glover, Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century, and Norman M. Naimark, Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe, Ethics & International Affairs 15, no. 1 (2001), 245-49.



Last Updated: Jul 16, 2013

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