Philosophy Department
Leo Zaibert

Leo Zaibert

Job Title
Professor of Philosophy
Chair of Department
Lamont House 203
Department/Program: Philosophy

Areas of interest

Philosophy of law, ethics, political philosophy

Leo Zaibert’s research interests are in the philosophy of law, ethics, and political philosophy. He has published widely in these areas. Above all, he is interested in our responses to wrongdoing; and among these possible responses he has focused upon punishment and forgiveness. He previously held posts at the Simon Boli­var University (in Venezuela), the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and at Amherst College, and he has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Academic Credentials

LL.B., Universidad Santa Maria (Venezuela); Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo