Caroline Arruda, Tulane University

Caroline Arruda

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies


PhD, Philosophy, State University of New York-Stony Brook
MA, Philosophy, State University of New York-Stony Brook
BA, Philosophy, New College of Florida


Caroline Arruda is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies for the philosophy department at Tulane. 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.