Alexa Zellentin is Assistant Professor in Normative Political Theory at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations. She holds an MA in Philosophy from the University of Leipzig and an MSc and DPhil in Political Theory from the University of Oxford. One research interest is fairness in the context of cultural diversity. Others are the multiple challenges posed by climate change, including historicical responsibility, the challenges of democratic decision making in the context of intergenerational justice, and the role of cultural rights in debates on loss and damage.
Key publications: 'Climate Justice, Small Island Developing States & Cultural Loss' (Climatic Change, 2015). 'How to do Climate Justice?' in Current Controversies in Political Philosophy (Routledge, 2015, edited by T. Brooks), 'Compensation for Historical Emissions and Excusable Ignorance' (Journal of Applied Philosophy, 2014).