Jay Drydyk, professor of philosophy at Carleton University in Canada, studies how human rights, justice, democracy, and development might be understood from global and cross-cultural perspectives. His current project, “Global Ethics, Capabilities, and Human Rights,” examines the capacity of diverse moral outlooks to reach agreement on practical conclusions, including the right to development. The coauthor of Displaced by Development: Ethics, Rights, and Responsibilities (Cambridge University Press, 2011), he is the former president of the International Development Ethics Association and a fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association. He holds an MA from the University of Notre Dame and a PhD from the University of Toronto.