Department of Philosophy
Mathematics and Science Center, Room 752
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(248) 370-3390
fax: (248) 370-3144

Mark C. Navin


Mark C. Navin


Title: Associate Professor
Office: 746 Mathematics and Science Center
Phone: 248-370-2716

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
M.A., Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania, 2003
B.A., Philosophy, Cornell University, 1999

Major Fields
Social and political philosophy, ethics, and bioethics

edited with Ann Cudd, Privacy: Core Concepts and Contemporary Issues (New York: Springer, 2018).

Values and Vaccine Refusal: Hard Questions in Epistemology, Ethics and Health Care
 (New York: Routledge, 2016).

Recent and Forthcoming Journal Articles and Book Chapters
with Jason Wasserman, “Reasons to Amplify the Role of Parental Permission in Pediatric Treatment,” American Journal of Bioethics (forthcoming).

“Equality of Opportunity,” Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online (forthcoming). 

“Prioritizing Religion in Vaccine Exemption Policies,” Religious Exemptions, eds. Michael Weber and Kevin Vallier, Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

with Mark Largent, "Improving Nonmedical Vaccine Exemption Policies: Three Case Studies," Public Health Ethics (forthcoming).

“Kok-Chor Tan,” in Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, eds. M.N.S. Sellers and Stephan Kirste (Springer Verlag, forthcoming).

“The Ethics of Vaccination Nudges in Pediatric Practice,” HEC Forum 29/1 (2017): 43-57.

“Food Sovereignty and Agribusiness,” in Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics 2nd edition, eds. Paul B. Thompson and David M. Kaplan (Springer Verlag, 2016). DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-6167-4_525-1.

“Scaling-up Alternative Food Networks," Journal of Social Philosophy 46/4 (2015): 434–448.

“Food Sovereignty and Gender Justice,” in Just Food: Philosophy, Justice and Food, ed. Jill Dieterle (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015), pp. 87-100.

"HPV and the Ethics of CDC’s Vaccination Requirements for Immigrants," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 25/2 (2015): 111-32.