Slattery Center Team



Executive Director
Sarah Kenehan, Ph.D., earned her bachelor’s degree in biology and philosophy from Scranton in 2002 as a member of the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program.  She earned her master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Tennessee, and her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Graz in Austria.
As a scholar, Dr. Kenehan has studied extensively the works of John Rawls, an American moral and political philosopher in the liberal tradition, especially in relationship to climate justice. She has published three books on climate justice: “Climate Justice and Feasibility: Normative Theorizing, Feasibility Constraints, and Climate Action” (Rowman Littlefield International, 2021); “Climate Justice and Feasibility: Principles of Justice and Real-World Climate Politics” (Rowman Littlefield International, 2021); and “Food, Environment, and Climate: Justice at the Intersections” (Rowman Littlefield International, 2018). She has likewise published numerous articles in academic journals, contributed to book chapters, and presented at more than 30 international, national and regional conferences and meetings.