Waheed Hussain

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Associate Professor




  • BA, Princeton University
  • PhD, Harvard University

Waheed Hussain joined the faculty at the University of Toronto in 2014. His research interests lie mainly at the intersection of moral and political philosophy, economics and business.

A former fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at the Kennedy School of Government, Professor Hussain was a Laurence S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at Princeton in 2013-14.

Before coming to Toronto, he was an assistant professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

For more information visit Prof. Waheed Hussain’s website.

Courses Taught in 2017-18

Winter 2018:

  • PHLA11: Introduction to Ethics
  • PHLC99: Philosophical Development Seminar
  • PHLD78: Advanced Seminar in Political Philosophy

Research Interests:

Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy


Waheed Hussain’s work has appeared in a variety of academic journals, including Philosophy & Public AffairsEconomics and PhilosophyJournal of Business EthicsBusiness Ethics QuarterlySocial Theory and Practice and the Journal of Moral Philosophy.


Social Sciences Building, MW 368, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C1A4

Secondary Address:

Jackman Humanities Building (room 509), 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8