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Colleen Murphy

Colleen Murphy is the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A Public Voices Fellow with The Op-Ed Project, she is author of The Conceptual Foundations of Transitional Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and A Moral Theory of Political Reconciliation (Cambridge University Press, 2010). Find her on Twitter @drcolleenmurphy.


We cannot simply put the past behind us. The framework of transitional justice offers a promising path forward.

Colleen Murphy