Joy Gordon

Loyola University Chicago; "Ethics & International Affairs" Editorial Board Member

Joy Gordon is a professor of philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. Her work focuses on human rights and economic rights, particularly economic sanctions. Her writings have appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Le Monde Diplomatique, Yale Journal of Development and Human Rights Law, and The Nation.

She is the author of Invisible War: The United States and the Iraq Sanctions (Harvard University Press 2010).

Featured Work

OCT 3, 2023 Video

Making Global Ethics More Global

Ahead of Global Ethics Day, scholars discuss barriers to knowledge production in the academic world and how to welcome Global South voices.

AUG 13, 2010 Podcast

Public Ethics Radio: Joy Gordon on Iraq Sanctions

Joy Gordon's new book "Invisible War" describes a superpower run amok. The international sanctions on Iraq were the strictest ever imposed. The tremendous damage that ...