Brookes Brown is a core faculty member of UNC’s Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program. She works in Democratic theory, Public Law, Normative Philosophy, Social Norms, Moral Epistemology, Administrative Legal Theory. She received her PhD in Political Philosophy from Princeton University in January 2016, has a JD from Yale University, and a BA from Brown University (where she studied Political Theory). She spent 2014-15 as a DeOlazarra fellow in Political Philosophy, Law, and Policy at the University of Virginia. At the moment she focuses on civic obligation, the ways in which complex institutional analysis changes our thinking about political ethics, and methodology in political philosophy. She also drinks altogether too much coffee.