Nancy Bertoldi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science. Her research focuses on normative questions in international relations and explores the contours of a just and peaceful global order. Entitled Human Rights and Sovereignty, her first book project develops a civic conception of global justice inspired by Rawls to address the challenges of poverty and inequality as they arise in a plural world. Her second book will examine the practical implications of this theory for policy debates on the global governance of trade, health, and the environment. This work will pay special attention to the roles played by practices of collective justification in the construal of fairness claims and the necessity of developing governance mechanisms that allow for principled and rule-governed civil disobedience within multilateral global institutional frameworks.