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.
- Working as Equal Moral Agents (under review).
- Disentangling Religion and Public Reason: An Alternative to the Ministerial Exception, 106 Cornell Law Review (forthcoming).
- Volunteer Work, Inclusivity, and Social Equality, in Philosophical Foundations of Labor 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 South Carolina Law Review 2 (2017).