Caroline Arruda is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs (CEPA) at the Murphy Institute. She came to Tulane from the University of Texas at El Paso, where she was an Associate Professor of Philosophy.
Professor Arruda's research concerns questions at the intersection of ethics (especially metaethics), philosophy of action, and social and political philosophy. Her additional teaching interests include feminist philosophy and bioethics. She has published her work in leading venues including Analysis, the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Ratio, and Synthese.