Jeff Sebo

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow of Environmental Studies; Animal Studies
Ph.D. 2011 (Philosophy), New York University; B.A. 2005 (Philosophy and Sociology), Texas Christian University.

Office Address: 285 Mercer Street, Room 902 New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-992-6996
Fax: 212-992-4157
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Areas of Research/Interest:
Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy; Animal and Environmental Philosophy; Philosophy of Action; Philosophy of Mind; Existentialism and Phenomenology

Jeff Sebo holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Sociology from Texas Christian University and a Ph.D. in Philosophy at New York University. His research focuses on agency and moral status as it applies to human and nonhuman animals, and his teaching focuses on animal and environmental philosophy with an emphasis on interdisciplinary and intersectional perspectives. Jeff has presented work on animal and environmental philosophy at Columbia University, Georgetown University, The New School, New York University, Syracuse University, The University of Colorado at Boulder, and the University of Texas at Austin, and he has published an article on the subject in Animal Liberation Philosophy & Policy.

Affiliated with other departments or programs
Animal Studies

Henry M. McCracken Program Fellowship, 2005-2010, New York University
New York Institute of Philosophy Science and Religion Project Graduate Fellowship, 2007-2008


Curriculum Vitae

Research Portfolio
Teaching Portfolio


BIOE-GA 1008 Topics in Bioethics: The Moral Self (Summer 2011)

ANST-UA 600 Human Nature (Summer 2014)
ANST-UA 410 Animal Minds (Spring 2014, Spring 2013,Fall 2011)
ANST-UA 600 Ethics and Activism (Spring 2014)
ANST-UA 400 Ethics and Animals (Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012)
ENVST-UA 400 Ethics and the Environment (Summer 2013)
ANST-UA 600 Political Theory and Animals (Spring 2013)
ANST-UA 440 Food, Animals, and the Environment (Summer 2012)
V83.0070 Logic (Spring 2011)
V83.0052 Philosophy of Law (with Colin Marshall) (Summer 2010)
V83.0017 Life and Death (Summer 2009)
V83.0050 Medical Ethics (Summer 2008)

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