|Associate Dean of Faculty
Professor of Law
Mary Sigler’s research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of legal, moral and political philosophy. Her current research addresses the ethics of punishment, virtue politics, and the role of dignity and decency in legal liberalism. She teaches criminal law, jurisprudence, and various topics in moral and political theory.
Professor Sigler also has published articles addressing various aspects of the capital sentencing process, the role of emotions in legal decision making, and the operation of forgiveness, mercy and revenge as elements of justice.
The Methodology of Desert, 42 Ariz. St. L.J. 1173 (2011).
Private Prisons, Public Functions, and the Meaning of Punishment, 38 Fl. St. U. L. Rev. 149 (2010).
By the Light of Virtue: Prison Rape and the Corruption of Character, 91 Iowa L. Rev. 561 (2006).
Assistant: Sonja Quinones
B.A., History & Political Science, Arizona State University (1989)
M.A., Political Science, Arizona State University (1994)
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School (2000)
Ph.D, Political Philos