Katherine Fierlbeck

Department of Political Science

Dalhousie University


Katherine Fierlbeck is Director of the Jean Monnet Network on Health Law and Policy. She is McCulloch Professor of Political Science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, and works in the areas of public policy and political theory. She teaches classes in the history of political thought, Canadian political thought, the philosophical development of human rights, neo-romanticism, and the politics of health care.

Dr. Fierlbeck is cross-appointed to the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, the Department of International Development Studies, and the European Studies Program; and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Healthy Populations Institute. She is currently serving on the Nova Scotia Judicial Council.