Juan Carlos Mora

Juan Carlos smiles at the camera while wearing a navy suit with a red tie. He sits in front of an American Flag.

Juan Carlos Mora


Juan Carlos Mora is a graduate student in the Philosophy Department of the George Washington University, pursuing an M.A. in Philosophy and Social Policy. He also obtained a B.A. in Philosophy from the George Washington University. Steeped in the traditions of analytic philosophy and critical theory, his scholarship focuses on the intersection of political philosophy, constitutional law, and administrative law. He is the author of "The Supreme Court's Legitimacy Problem: A Blockchain-based Proposal for Distributed Judicial Selection," which was published in the sixth volume of the George Washington University Undergraduate Review. He currently is a Staff Assistant for the Democratic Staff of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, where he works on congressional investigations, administrative law, bankruptcy law, and antitrust law. He has previously served U.S. Senator Alex Padilla, U.S. Representative Mike Thompson, and a top-5 lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. He has been featured in BBC NewsGWToday, and the Blog of the American Philosophical Association.

Pronouns: He/Him

Undergraduate University/College: The George Washington University

Major: Philosophy (with Minors in Political Science and Biological Anthropology)

Interests: Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, Critical Theory, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Public Policy, and Regulatory Policy.