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Will Kymlicka

Queen’s University

Email: william.kymlicka@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 793   

Period: 1 January – 28 February 2015


Research project

Multiculturalism and Social Democracy: Rethinking Solidarity in Diverse Societies


Biographical note

Will Kymlicka is the Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen’s University, where he has taught since 1998. His research interests focus on issues of democracy and diversity, and in particular on models of citizenship and social justice within multicultural societies. He has published eight books and over 200 articles, which have been translated into 32 languages, and has received several awards, most recently the 2009 Premier’s Discovery Award in the Social Sciences. His books include Contemporary Political Philosophy (1990; second edition 2002),  Multicultural Citizenship (1995), which was awarded the Macpherson Prize by the Canadian Political Science Association, and the Bunche Award by the American Political Science Association, Multicultural Odysseys: Navigating the New International Politics of Diversity (2007), which was awarded the North American Society for Social Philosophy’s 2007 Book Award, and most recently Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights (2011), co-authored with Sue Donaldson.