Joy Gordon

Member of ""Ethics & International Affairs"" Editorial Board


Joy Gordon is a professor of philosophy at Fairfield University. 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

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 ...