Sabine Tsuruda is an Assistant Professor at Queen’s Law. She graduated from the Joint JD/PhD Program in Law and Philosophy at UCLA, where she studied as a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow and served as a Senior Editor of the UCLA Law Review. Prior to joining Queen’s, she was a Predoctoral Fellow in Law and Philosophy at UCLA. She also holds a BA in Political Science and a MA in Philosophy from Stanford University.
Tsuruda’s research addresses issues in legal doctrine that concern social equality and moral agency. Current research interests include:
- Employees’ speech and associational rights
- The morality of legal norms of managerial control
- Equality in religious workplaces
- Contract law and distributive justice
For a full list of Professor Tsuruda's publications, please consult her CV.
- Cooperative Production, in WORKING AS EQUALS (Julian Jonker & Grant Rozeboom, eds., forthcoming 2022)
- Disentangling Religion and Public Reason: An Alternative to the Ministerial Exception, 106 CORNELL L. REV. 101 (2021)
- Working as Equal Moral Agents, 26 LEGAL THEORY 305 (2020)
- Volunteer Work, Inclusivity, and Social Equality, in PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF LABOUR LAW (Hugh Collins, Gillian Lester & Virginia Mantouvalou eds., 2018)
- The Moral Burdens of Temporary Farmwork, in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF FOOD ETHICS (Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson & Tyler Doggett eds., 2018)
- Contract, Power, and the Value of Donative Promises, 69 S.C. L. REV. 2 (2017)