Mathias Risse is Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy and director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. He has worked extensively in political philosophy with a focus on international and global questions ranging from human rights, inequality, taxation, trade and immigration to climate change, obligations to future generations and the future of technology, and the impact of artificial intelligence on a range of normative issues. Risse has also worked on questions in ethics, decision theory and 19th-century German philosophy, especially Nietzsche.
Risse teaches at Harvard College and Harvard Extension School. He is the co-director of the Graduate Fellowship Program at the Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Ethics and director of the McCloy Program. He is also affiliated with Harvard's Department of Philosophy and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy & Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Co-Director of Graduate Fellowship Program, Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University
Director, McCloy Program, Harvard University
Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University