Elizabeth Brake is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University. She was educated at The Universities of Oxford (B.A.) and St. Andrews (M. Litt., PhD) and previously taught at the University of Calgary, Canada. Her work is primarily in feminist ethics and political philosophy. Her book, Minimizing Marriage (Oxford University Press, 2012), won an Honorable Mention for the 2014 APA Book Prize. She has also written on parental rights and obligations, liberal theory, Kant and Hegel, and is currently working on a project on disaster ethics. She has held a Murphy Institute Fellowship at Tulane and a Canadian SSHRC Grant.
- After Marriage. Rethinking Marital Relationship., Oxford University Press 2016, ISBN 0-19-020508-3
- Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality, and the Law, Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy, Oxford University Press 2012, ISBN 0-19-977413-7
- Minimal Marriage: What Political Liberalism Implies for Marriage Law, Ethics, Vol. 120, No. 2 (January 2010), pp. 302-337, The University of Chicago Press, DOI: 10.1086/651429
- Meena Krishnamurthy: Featured Philosopher - Elizabeth Brake, Political philosopher on January 11, 2015
- Arizona State University: Biography