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Debra Satz

Debra Satz

Debra Satz

Dean of Humanities and Sciences
Professor of Ethics in Society
Honors Program Advisor

Debra Satz, a philosophy professor, is the Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. Her research focuses on the ethical limits of markets, the place of equality in a just society, theories of rational choice, democratic theory, feminist philosophy, ethics and education, and issues of international justice. Satz also co-founded the Hope House Scholars Program, which pairs volunteer faculty with undergraduates to teach liberal arts courses to residents of a drug and alcohol treatment facility for women. In 2004, Satz received the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford’s highest teaching honor. Satz has written and edited three books as well as dozens of articles, essays, and book reviews.