Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. Philosophy, Queen’s University at Kingston, ON: Canada. 2012.
    • Summer School – The Capability Approach on Social Order with Martha Nussbaum. 2010. Universität Tübingen. Tübingen, Germany.
  • M.A. Critical Disability Studies, York University, Toronto, ON: Canada. 2006.
  • B.A. Philosophy/Political Studies, Queen’s University at Kingston, ON: Canada. 2004.

Academic Positions

Current

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy: Utica College, Utica, NY U.S.A. 2016-current.
  • Chair of Philosophy: Utica College, Utica, NY U.S.A. 2013-current.
  • Director of the Applied Ethics Institute: Utica College, Utica, NY U.S.A. 2012-current.

Previous

  • Visiting Researcher: Fondation Brocher, Geneva, Switzerland. 2016.
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy: Utica College, Utica, NY U.S.A. 2012-2016.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy: Concordia University, Montreal Canada. 2011-2012.

Publications

Books

  • Riddle, C. A. Human Rights, Disability, & Capabilities. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • Riddle, C. A. Disability & Justice: The Capabilities Approach in Practice. Lanham: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

Edited Books

  • Riddle, C. A., ed. (forthcoming 2018). From Disability Theory to Practice: Essays in Honor of Jerome E. Bickenbach. Lanham: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield.

Edited Journal Issues

  • Riddle, C. A., ed. Special Issue: “Philosophy & Gun Control.” Essays in Philosophy 16, no. 2 (2015).

Articles & Chapters

  • Riddle, C. A. (forthcoming 2017). “Disability and Disadvantage in the Capabilities Approach.” The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Disability, edited by David Wasserman and Adam Cureton. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Riddle, C. A. (forthcoming 2017). “Disability & Doing Justice.” The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement, edited by Jessica Flanigan and Terry Price. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Riddle, C. A. (forthcoming 2017). “What We Owe: Disability & Non-Talent.” In From Disability Theory to Practice: Essays in Honor of Jerome E. Bickenbach, edited by C. A. Riddle. Lanham: Lexington Books / Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Assisted Dying & Disability.” Bioethics 31, no. 6 (2017): 484-489.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Grounding Disability and Human Rights with the Capabilities Approach.” Human Rights and Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by John Stewart-Gordon, Johann-Christian Põder, and Holger Burckhart, 39-49. New York: Routledge, 2017.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Ranking Capabilities”, Discussing Capabilities, Emotions and Values: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, edited by Koji Nakatogawa, Lydia de Tienda, Yousuke Mitsuke, and Yohei Fukayama, 111-118. Sapporo, Japan: Keyword, 2015.
  • Riddle, C. A. “On Risk & Responsibility.” Essays in Philosophy 16, no. 2 (2015): 217-231.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Disability, Health, and Minimal Risk Thresholds.” The American Journal of Bioethics 14, no. 9 (2014): 25-26.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Well-Being and the Capability of Health.” Topoi 32, no. 2 (2013): 153-160.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Defining Disability: Metaphysical Not Political.” Medicine, Health Care, & Philosophy 16, no. 3 (2013): 377-384.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Natural Diversity and Justice for People with Disabilities.” In Disability and the Good Human Life, edited by Jerome Bickenbach, Franziska Felder, and Barbara Schmitz, 271-299. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • Riddle, C. A. “The Ontology of Impairment: Rethinking How We Define Disability.” In Emerging Perspectives on Disability Studies, edited by Matthew Wappett and Katrina Arndt, 23-40.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Equality & Disability: A Charter Analysis.” Disability Studies Quarterly 32, no. 1 (2012).
  • Riddle, C. A. “Measuring Capabilities: The Case of Disability.” In The Capability Approach on Social Order, edited by Niels Weidtmann, Yanti Martina Hölzchen, & Bilal Hawa (preface by Martha Nussbaum), 49-62. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2012.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Responsibility and Foundational Material Conditions.”  The American Journal of Bioethics 11, no. 7 (2011): 53-55.
  • Rioux M. H., & C. A. Riddle. “Values in Disability Policy & Law: Equality.” In Critical Perspectives On Human Rights and Disability Law, edited by M. Rioux, L. Basser, and M. Jones, 37-55. The Hague: Brill/Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2011.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Indexing, Capabilities, and Disability.” The Journal of Social Philosophy 41, no. 4 (2010): 527-537.
  • Riddle, C. A. “The Right to Live: Priority and the Roles of Physicians”. The American Journal of Bioethics 10, no. 3 (2010): 69-70.

Reviews

  • Riddle, C. A. (forthcoming 2018). Review of Equality Renewed: Justice, Flourishing, and the Egalitarian Ideal, by Christine Sypnowich. Philosophy in Review.
  • Riddle, C. A. (forthcoming 2017). Review of The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability, by Elizabeth Barnes. Dialogue.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Why Inequality Matters: Luck Egalitarianism, its Meaning and Value, by Shlomi Segall. Philosophy in Review 37, no. 4 (2017): 166-168.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Human Rights and Disability Advocacy, edited by Mara Sabatello, and Marianne Schulze. Law & Politics Book Review 24, no. 11 (2015): 530-532.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Measuring Justice: Primary Goods and Capabilities, edited by Harry Brighouse, and Ingrid Robeyns. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review 50, no. 1 (2011): 213-215.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Law and The Humanities: An Introduction, edited by Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson, and Cathrine O. Frank. The Law & Politics Book Review 20, no.7 (2010): 307-309.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Reflections on Life, Death, and The Constitution, by George Anastaplo. The Law & Politics Book Review 19, no. 12 (2009): 858-861.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Values and Virtues: Aristotelianism in Contemporary Ethics, edited by T. Chappell. The International Journal of Philosophical Studies 17, no. 2 (2009): 355-358.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Foucault and the Government of Disability, edited by Shelley Tremain. Essays in Philosophy 10, no. 1 (2009).
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Medicine, Malpractice and Misapprehensions, by Vivienne Harpwood. The Law & Politics Book Review 18, no. 9 (2008): 838-841.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Disadvantage, by Jonathan Wolff & Avner de-Shalit.  2R – The Journal of Philosophical Reviews9 (2008): 105-114.
  • Riddle, C. A. Review of Stem Cell Century: Law and Policy for a Breakthrough Technology, by Russell Korobkin.  The Law & Politics Book Review 18, no.3 (2008): 216-219.

Presentations & Lectures

  • Riddle, C. A. “Assisted Dying & Disability.” Paper presented at The University of Richmond. Richmond, VA, U.S.A. April 8, 2016.
  • Riddle, C. A. “On Disability & Death: The Moral Permissibility of Euthanasia.” Paper presented at San Diego State University. San Diego, California, U.S.A. May 24, 2015.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Doing Justice.” Paper presented at Philopolis. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 6, 2015.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Why Disability & Health are of Special Importance for Human Rights Considerations.” Paper presented at the University of Siegen – Workshop on Human Rights, Capabilities, and Disability. Siegen, Germany. January 16, 2015.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Grounding Disability and Human Rights with the Capabilities Approach.”  Paper presented at the University of Siegen. Siegen, Germany. January 15, 2015.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Debt Aggregation & Equality: Beneficence and Disability (A Reply to Cureton).” Commentary presented at SPAWN: Philosophy & Disability – Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY, U.S.A., June 9, 2014.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Disability & Capabilities: Justice in Practice.”  Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Applied Ethics – Hokkaida University. Sapporo, Japan, November 2, 2013.
  • Riddle, C. A. “The Ontology of Impairment: Rethinking How We Define Disability.” Paper presented at AERA – San Francisco, California, U.S.A., April 28, 2013.
  • Riddle, C. A. “The Special Moral Importance of the Capabilities of Health and Education.” Paper presented at Philopolis. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 16, 2013.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Putting the Cart Before the Horse: The Capabilities Approach & Disability.” Paper presented at SOPHIA – Concordia University. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 9, 2012.
  • Riddle, C. A. Indexing, Capabilities, & Disability.”  Paper presented at The Capabilities Approach on Social Order – Universität Tübingen. Tübingen, Germany, June 25, 2010.
  • Riddle, C. A.  “Disorders, Disability, & Equality.”  Paper presented at Disorderly Conduct – Wilfred Laurier University and the University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, July 25, 2009.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Indexing, Capabilities, & Disability.”  Paper presented at Capital D: Disablity as Nation, Ground, Territory – Canadian Disability Studies Association/Congress for Social Sciences and Humanities. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 26, 2009.
  • Riddle, C. A. Capabilities & Disability: An Underestimate of the Variability Societal Sources of Oppression Introduce to the Pursuit of Well-Being”.  Paper presented at Disability Studies in Education, Policy & Law.  Syracuse, New York, U.S.A., May 1, 2009.
  • Riddle, C. A. “The Subjective Manifestation of Impairment in Disability: A Critique of Capabilities.”  Paper presented at The Fecundity of Recognition: The Self/Other in Politics, Sociality, Ethics, and Critique.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 4, 2009.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Stein and Utilitarianism: One-Dimensional Disability and Distributive Justice.”  Paper presented at the Tenth Conference of The International Society for Utilitarian Studies.  Berkeley, California, U.S.A., September 11, 2008.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Utility & Models of Disablement.”  Paper presented at The 21st World Congress of Rehabilitation International.  Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, August 27, 2008.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Capabilities, Well-being and Applications of International Distributive Justice.”  Paper presented at Thinking (With)Out Borders: International Political Theory in the 21st Century.  St. Andrews, Scotland, June 12, 2008.
  • Riddle, C. A. “What We Owe People with Disabilities.”  Paper presented at Can the Subaltern Speak?: On Otherness and its Consequences.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 29, 2008.
  • Riddle, C. A. “Involuntary Volunteerism and Social Marginalization.” Paper presented at Canada’s Health Priorities: Building and Maintaining Research Capacity – Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research.  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 19, 2006.
  • Riddle, C. A.  “Goods Fetishism and Capabilities.”  Poster presented at The City: A festival of Knowledge – Canadian Disability Studies Association/Congress for Social Sciences and Humanities. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 27, 2006.