What are the limits to the state's right to exclude non-citizens? Professor Michael Blake talks to Global Policy's Eleonora Milazzo about how ethics and political theory can help us understand the current refugee crisis.
Michael Blake is a Professor of Philosophy, Public Policy, and Governance at the University of Washington. Until 2016, he was the Director of the UW's Program on Values in Society. He received his bachelor degree in Philosophy and Economics from the University of Toronto, and a PhD from Stanford University. He obtained some legal training at Yale Law School, before running away to become a philosopher. He is jointly appointed to the Department of Philosophy and to the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs.
Eleonora is a PhD researcher at the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the European University Institute.