Wendy Salkin is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and, by courtesy, of Law at Stanford University. Her research is in political philosophy, philosophy of race, and philosophy of law, and intersects with questions in moral philosophy and feminist philosophy. Her scholarship has appeared in Noûs and the Journal of Political Philosophy, and is forthcoming in Legal Theory. As a recipient of a 2021 ACLS Fellowship, she is completing her first book, Speaking for Others: The Ethics of Informal Political Representation (Harvard UP, forthcoming).

She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Harvard University, her J.D. from Stanford Law School, and her B.A. in Philosophy and Africana Studies from New York University. She has served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Rosemary Barkett and the Honorable Judge Adalberto Jordan on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Miami, Florida, and as legal advisor to Judge Barkett on the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague.