Simona Capisani

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Climate Futures Initiative
2021-2022
Email Address: 
scapisani@princeton.edu
Office Location: 
M-33 Guyot Hall

Simona Capisani is a Climate Futures Initiative Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Princeton University in the High Meadows Environmental Institute and the University Center for Human Values. Her research interests are in political and social philosophy, ethics (normative and applied), climate justice, and feminist philosophy. Her current work addresses the moral and political challenges of climate-related displacement and migration. Simona is also an Associate of Harvard University's Mahindra Humanities Center where she was previously a Research Fellow for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation research seminar on migration and the humanities.  She earned her PhD in Philosophy from the University of California, Irvine. Currently, she is a co-director of the International Society for Environmental Ethics Mentoring Initiative as well as a research associate for the Agenda for International Development, where she serves as head of the Energy and Environment research cluster. She is also a member of Philosophers for Sustainability steering committee. You can learn more about her research, teaching, and organizational work here.