“Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: A Critical Look Forward”
Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs
February 24, 2016
Thomas Pogge is the Director of the Global Justice Program at the MacMillan Center and Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University. He has published widely on Kant and on moral and political philosophy, including various books on Rawls and global justice. Professor Pogge currently heads an international team effort to blueprint and create the Health Impact Fund, which will work to improve access to advanced medicines for the poor worldwide. He is also president of Academics Stand Against Poverty, an independent global organization that aims to eradicate severe poverty worldwide by leveraging the knowledge and standing of academics in order to influence policy and public attitudes.